Grijalva Highlights $100 Million in Veteran Family Homeless Prevention Grants Available to Non-Profits, Consumer Cooperatives

Washington, D.C. – December 12, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva today highlighted the availability of $100 million in grants available to non-profit groups and consumer cooperatives who offer homeless prevention services to veterans and their families. The funds are offered through the new Supportive Services for Veteran Families program, created by the Department of Veterans Affairs earlier this year.

The program provides community organizations with funding for counseling, training, education assistance, time-limited financial assistance, transportation, child care, rent, utilities, and other services aimed at preventing homelessness or providing homes for participating veterans and family members.

Private non-profit organizations and consumer cooperatives have until February 15 to submit completed applications.For more information, visit www.va.gov/homeless/ssvf.asp.

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