OUR PROGRAM GOALS

serve those who served first

The principle goal of the Veterans Accession House Program is to provide transitional housing for working and student veterans experiencing homelessness. To combine housing with supportive services intended to encourage educational fulfillment, and to link their achievement to employment.

OUR PROGRAM TASKS

 

  • offer

    Homeless student veterans a safe and healthy living environment.

  • provide

    On-site educational, vocation counseling, and health coaching.

  • connect

    Veterans with public and private agencies to help them gain full access to entitlements they earned from their military service.

  • Collaborate

    With veterans to identify and develop a career track related to their area of study.

Personal Support Services

  • Advocacy to Veterans Affairs for services and benefits.
  • Local Peer Support Counseling.
  • Independent Life Skill Development
  • Health, Education, and Career Planning

care & services

  • Individual contribution set at 1/3 of monthly income to cover program operational costs.
  • Communal housing for up to 24 months.
  • Bi-monthly house group meetings.
  • Monthly case management.

eligibility for the vah program

 

Veterans Accession House is located in the Bay Area of Northern California. In order to be eligible for the VAH program, you must be:

  • Currently live within our service area (Northern California); be in or planning to attend school or work.
  • Individual male student and / or currently employed veteran.
  • Presently enrolled in an Institution of Higher Educational, Vocational Training School, or be Employed or willing to work.
  • A Veteran recieving or eligible to recieve services through Veterans Affairs.
  • Eligible to recieve VA Housing Assistance.
  • A Veteran receiving State, Federal Assistance, or VA Disability Compensation.
  • Be assessed as not meeting criteria for acute psychiatric or medical care.