Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

The SSVF program’s purpose is to provide supportive services to very low-income Veteran families in Mecklenburg County who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and ultimately, to end homelessness among Veterans. SSVF prioritizes the delivery of rapid re-housing services to homeless Veteran households.

Veteran eligibility includes:

  • Veteran with a discharge other than dishonorable
  • A single person or family in which the head of household, or the spouse of the head of household is a Veteran
  • Very low income of less than 50% of the area median
  • Currently homeless or currently residing in permanent housing and in danger of becoming homeless (restrictions apply)

Services include:


Case management which includes:

  • Housing search & placement
  • Eviction prevention
  • Security deposits assistance
  • Rental assistance
  • Assistance with childcare expenses
  • Transportation assistance
  • Assistance obtaining VA and other benefits

Veterans seeking assistance should call Tonya Lawrence, Supportive Services Supervisor, at 704-370-3257.

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