Supportive Services for Veteran Families

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Designed to assist veterans in search of temporary or permanent housing, our Supportive Services For Veteran Families (SSVF) program is here to help. The program helps homeless veterans or those at risk of homelessness and their families achieve housing stability by providing them resources for transitional or long-term housing.


Services under the SSVF program include:

  • Client case management
  • Housing search assistance
  • Landlord mediation
  • Temporary financial assistance
  • Connection to veteran services, social security benefits and related health care services

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the SSVF program, participants must:

  1. Be a military veteran family (either a single person or a family in which the head of household or the spouse is a veteran)
  2. Earn a household income that does not exceed 50 percent of the area median income (as adjusted to the Hawai‘i cost of living)
  3. Be homeless and prepared to move into permanent housing within 90 days; or be at risk of losing current permanent housing

Get Help Now

For information or to make an appointment, please call our Help Line:


(808) 521-HELP (4357)

Hawai‘i Island

(808) 935-HOPE (4673)


(808) 873-HOPE (4673)


(808) 241-HOPE (4673)

Success Stories

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