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Salvation Army Supportive Services for Veteran Familes

The Salvation Army provides financial and support services to Veteran Families through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program.  The program is a housing stability-focused service delivery program for very low-income veteran families throughout Central Illinois.  This program will serve veteran families that are homeless or imminently at-risk of being homeless.  The goal is to stabilize these families in housing, while providing on-going support as needed to sustain independent living.

You May Qualify if...
  • You or your spouse are a Veteran
  • You have a very low income that does not exceed 50% of Area Median Income
  • Your housing status is in one of the following three categories:
    • You reside in housing and lack the ability to pay all of your bills
    • You are currently homeless
    • You have left permanent housing within the past 90 days to seek other housing that better meets your family's needs or preferences
Services The Salvation Army may include:
  • Rental and Utility Deposits
  • Time and Amount Limited Rental and Utility Assistance
  • Amount Limited Moving Costs and Emergency Supplies
  • Case Management Services
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Information and Referrals to Community Resources
  • Assistance in Obtaining VA Benefits
  • Assistance in Obtaining and Coordinating Other Public Benefits
  • Assistance in Securing Permanent Housing
Please contact The Salvation Army Unit for more information: 
  • 601 W. Washington St., Bloomington, IL 61701, (309) 829-9476