SSVF – Supportive Services for Veterans and Families
A Housing First approach to preventing and ending homelessness among veterans and their families. This program assists with providing resources and support to help veterans and families with homeless or at risk of homelessness. This program offers outreach, case management, connection to benefits, assistance with financial resources or community resources to help end veteran homelessness within 23 counties in Mid-Missouri. Currently our coverage area serves the following counties:
Audrian, Boone, Carroll, Callaway, Camden, Chariton, Cole, Cooper, Gasconade, Howard, Macon, Maries, Miller, Monroe, Morgan, Moniteau, Montgomery, Osage, Pettis, Phelps, Pulaski, Randolph and Saline.
HCHV – Healthcare for Homeless Veterans
The goal of the HCHV program is to remove homeless Veterans from the street or habitation unfit for Veterans and place them in community-based, residential environments with sufficient therapeutic services to meet the needs of those Veterans.
SERVICES WE PROVIDE:
ROOM AND BOARD: Room and Board to include a bed and other furnishings such as a dresser, storage, and personal linens (towels and bed sheets). Supplying the Veterans with 3 dietitian/nutritionist approved meals per day , 7 days a week with availability of nutritious snacks between meals.
LAUNDRY FACILITIES: Laundry facilities for residents to do their own laundry or to have laundry done, including laundry supplies such as soap/detergents.
GROUP ACTIVITIES: Structured group activities as appropriate – examples include group therapy, social skills training, Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, vocational counseling and physical activities as appropriate.
PSYCHOSOCIAL SERVICES: Collaboration with the VA program staff, which will provide supportive psychosocial services.
DAILY SUPPORTS: Support for an alcohol/drug abuse-free lifestyle provided in an environment conducive to social interaction and the fullest development of the resident’s rehabilitative potential.
CASE MANAGEMENT: Clinical case management including accessing basic items (food stamps, clothing, hygiene, bus tickets, etc), referrals to community resources, counseling on self care skills, adaptive coping skills and, as appropriate, vocational rehabilitation counseling, in collaboration with VA program and community resources.
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