Helpful Information

What you need to know about our Operation Home Program

Are You or a Veteran You Know at Risk of Homelessness?

  • Are you currently living with someone because you can't afford to rent or own a home of your own?
  • Have you had trouble finding or holding a job?
  • Do you have a physical or mental condition that makes it difficult to keep a steady job?
  • Do employers say you don't have the skills or education they are looking for?
  • Are you struggling with an alcohol or substance abuse problem?
  • Have service-related injuries made returning to civilian life difficult?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, or are simply feeling worried about your housing situation or that of a Veteran you know, SSVF can help.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a Veteran or have a Veteran in the household
  • Must have had at least 1 day of active duty
  • Must meet income guidelines
  • Can serve any discharge status other than dishonorable
  • Live in Linn, Johnson, Benton, Iowa, or Jones County

Items You Will Need

  • DD 214
  • Proof of income
  • ID's and Social Security Cards for everyone in the household
  • If you don't have some or any of these items, don't worry, we can help you get them!