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.

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:

  • Single male Veterans within our service area (Northern California); be in or planning to attend school or work
  • Veterans of all eras
  • Presently enrolled in an institution of higher education, vocational training school, or be employed or willing to work
  • A Veteran receiving or eligible to receive services through Veterans Affairs
  • Military Reservice or National Guard members who meet the criteria for Veteran status
  • A Veteran receiving State, Federal Assistance, or VA Disability Compensation
  • Be assessed as not meeting criteria for acute psychiatric or medical care
  • Special consideration for Veterans enrolled in or interested to be in an institution of higher education, vocational training school, or be employed

Personal Support Services

  • Advocacy to Veterans Affairs for services and benefits
  • Assist in filing VA Disability claims
  • Stabilize residence pending permanent housing
  • Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF)
  • Housing assistance through HUD-VASH

Care & Services

  • Communal housing for up to 24 months
  • Individual case management
  • Bi-monthly house group meetings
  • Resident House Manager