What is Tribal HUD VASH?
Tribal HUD VASH began in 2015 when Congress authorized funding for a demonstration program to expand HUD VASH to Indian Country. The Muscogee (Creek) Nation is one of 26 Tribes across the Nation invited to participate. Today, MCN is operating at 110% utilization of their allotted vouchers.
Native American Veterans will be housed based on the HOUSING FIRST APPROACH where homeless veterans are provided housing assistance and then offered the supportive services that may be needed to foster long-term stability and prevent a return to homelessness.
Tribal HUD VASH mission strives to provide:
How Do I Qualify?
Native Americans who are members of a Federally Recognized Tribe must also:
Veteran Benefits Hotline
Call 1-877-222-VETS (8387)
Monday through Friday between
8 a.m. and 8 p.m. EST
WRAP AROUND SUPPORT
Tribal Services, VA Services and Community Partners
A Wraparound approach embraces the whole person. With meaningful partners, we can form a circle of resources and support around the “Veteran” to offer encouragement, stability and most of all HOPE. Specialized care through a wraparound process requires help and support from all.
Veterans entering into the program have many needs to stabilize their housing. The rental subsidy does not cover or provide for expensive move in and/or relocation cost such as:
Community Partnership will help to strengthen the circle. Be our eyes, our ears and our voice to spread the word to end Veteran Homelessness within the Muscogee (Creek) Nation.
“Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.”
DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING
VA TRIBAL VASH CASE MANAGER
Pamela Sparks, LCSW
VETERANS HOMELESS HOTLINE
VETERANS CRISIS LINE
then press 1
SUPPORTIVE SERVICES FOR VETERAN FAMILIES (SSVF)
– RAPID REHOUSING
MCN VETERAN TRANSIT
VA MEDICAL CENTER