In August, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it will begin awarding more than $400 million in grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program to 266 non-profit organizations in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on Oct. 1, 2020.
In Texas, around 10 organizations are slated to receive these grants. These organizations range from Starcare in Lubbock to Career And Recovery Resources Inc. in Houston and the American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program, Inc. in Dallas to Front Steps, Inc. in Austin. In fiscal year 2019, SSVF served 105,156 individuals, including 70,524 Veterans and 20,608 children.
For a complete list see SSVF grantees.