Catholic Community Services SSVF Program provides rapid rehousing and homeless prevention services for veteran families experiencing homelessness or who are at imminent risk of homelessness.These services include but are not limited to:

  • One-on-one case management to develop a housing stability plan addressing issues such as employment, connections to VA and medical benefits as well as other mainstream community resources, financial planning, transportation and child care;
  • Rapid Rehousing: including short term rental assistance, housing/utility deposits, and assistance with accessing employment services or other income to sustain housing stability;
  • Homeless prevention: assists households to maintain housing when at imminent risk of eviction, providing short-term rent assistance, case management, and connection to legal assistance for landlord/tenant issues.

SSVF Eligibility Criteria:

  • A single veteran or a veteran family that is homeless in which the head of household or the spouse or significant other of the head of household is a veteran;
  • Discharge status of anything other than dishonorable;
  • Resident of King, Pierce, Snohomish or Thurston Counties;
  • Currently homeless and seeking housing within 90 days;
  • At imminent risk of homelessness, based on assessment;
  • Income below 50% Area Median Income;
  • Not receiving other re-housing or rent subsidy program assistance.

For specific eligibility details click here.

How to Access Services

Please contact the area office in which you reside:

  • King County: 1129 W. Smith Street, Kent WA 98032, (253) 854-0077. Veterans seeking SSVF services must first attend the Veterans Housing Options Group held at the Renton WorkSource every Monday (except Holidays) at 1:00 PM.
  • Pierce County: 5050 South Tacoma WA, Tacoma WA 98408, (253) 471-5340
  • Snohomish County: 1918 Everett Ave, Everett, WA 98201-3607, (425) 257-2111
  • Thurston County: 604 Devoe Street East, Lacey WA 98501, (253) 471-5340
  • Kitsap County: 645 4th St, Suite 202A, Bremerton, WA 98337, (253) 471-5340

If you are in crisis, call the 24/7 confidential Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255.


If you are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless, please call the 24/7 National Call Center for Homeless Veterans 1-877-424-3838 for more resources.


Additional Resources

VA Puget Sound Health Care System  
Seattle Division
1660 South Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108
206-762-1010 | 800-329-8387

Federal Way Vet Center
(253) 838-3090

Seattle Vet Center
(206) 553-2706

Kitsap County Veteran’s Assistance
Fund
(360) 373-0233

Pierce County Veterans Bureau
(253)798-7449

Washington Information Network
2-1-1

 

VA Puget Sound Health Care System 
American Lake Division
9600 Veterans Drive
Tacoma, WA 98493
253-582-8440 | 800-329-8387

Tacoma Vet Center
(253) 565-7038

King County Veterans Services
(206) 296-7656

Thurston County Vets Assistance
Fund
(360) 867-2625

Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs
1-800-562-2308

Supportive Services for Veteran Families
is an AmeriCorps Grantee.