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Veterans Assistance Foundation Inc

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Homeless & Housing, Homeless Centers, Human Services, Military & Veterans Organizations, Veterans

Mission: The veterans assisstance foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corportation to identfy and address the issues faced by veterans and low income persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness throughtout our communities.

Programs: Grant per diem (gpd) is an alcohol and drug free transitional housing program for single veterans designed to identify and treat the issue that caused their homelessness, assist veterans with residential stability, increase their skills and/or income and provide them with a greater self determination. The program requires veterans to have one on one meetings with their case manager/worker, participate in daily living skill classes, participate in employment training programs, commit to alcohol and drug free living, and participate in volunteer activities.

wisconsin department of veterans affairs (wdva) is an alcohol and drug free transitional housing program for homeless and at risk veterans designed to assist veterans obtain steady employment and affordable housing to reintegrate into the community.

supportive services for veterans families assists veterans (ssvf) and their families who are homeless or at risk to retain stability and permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness. Ssvf provides supportive services to resolve the immediate crisis and promote housing stability, the intervention is temporary. Homeless prevention is intended to prevent first time and repeated homelessness or a recurrence of a housing crisis. Rapid rehousing is intended to end homelessness, reduce the time spent homeless, and increase job and income growth.

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Client Served

Rating: 1

The Veterans Assistance Foundation (VAF) Building 407 of the Veterans Administration in Tomah is horrible. The VAF has no intention of helping veterans. The harass and discriminate against veterans with special needs. As long as you pay their fees, they have a bed open for you.

The VAF does not help veterans, they merely house you. The Executive Director, The Program Director and the Step up Step out Director have no knowledge of how to do their jobs. The VAF simply makes things up as they go. The VAF is run like a private club. There is no way I would recommend this organization to any other agency, or individual for any kind of assistance.

Review from Guidestar

6

Former staff

Rating: 5

I worked for VAF for 12.5 years and know first hand the capabilities the management and staff have working with homeless veterans. The housing and supportive services provided makes VAF one of the best programs in the country.

3

Volunteer

Rating: 5

This foundation has had a 15 year history of providing services to homeless veterans or at risk of being homeless