VMC operates three permanent supportive housing programs providing assistance to Veterans in transition who have the desire, commitment, and ability, both emotionally and financially, to live independently in a community setting.

  • Veterans Home Project (Supportive Housing Program)

Veterans Home Project provides subsidized, supportive housing to 11 honorably discharged homeless Veterans with special needs and a maximin income of 30% of our area’s median income level.  The Veterans Home Project’s population consists of chronically homeless Veterans, physically or mentally disabled Veterans and Veterans with chronic abuse histories. Services include case management, needs assessment, military history, evaluation of medical/mental health, and substance abuse needs, current housing situation, employability, and achievable service plans.  Case management is provided through home visits and group sessions on the Perimeter.

  • Freedom’s Gate (Shelter plus Care Program)

Freedom’s Gate is a 38-unit Shelter Plus Care (SPC) program with scattered site units throughout Philadelphia County.  Freedom’s Gate provides Tenant Based Rental Assistance to 38 honorably discharged homeless Veterans with special needs and a maximin income of 30% of our area’s median income level. 

  • Rapid Re-Housing (Bridge Program)

The Rapid Re-Housing Bridge program provides housing for chronically homeless veterans with a maximin income of 30% of our area’s median income.  The main outcome is the Veteran and family exit to subsidized permanent housing within 12 months. subsidy and case management. The goal of the Project is to house and stabilize Veterans and their families until they receive their Section 8/PHA voucher, or are enrolled in a CoC permanent housing program, or increases their income to sustain permanent housing on their own.

91% of every donation directly supports our Veteran Community!

91% of every donation directly supports our Veteran Community!

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The VMC is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization  |  EIN/Tax ID: 23-2764079  |  United Way Donor Option #4308  |  CFC Donor Option #48126