Local Homeless Center Gets Major Grant

Published 08/12 2014 08:21PM

Updated 08/12 2014 08:22PM

A local homeless center is getting big money to support veteran families.

The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, funneling $300 million dollars in grants to hundreds of agencies across the country, including the 7hills Homeless Center in Fayetteville.

The center, receiving  nearly $700,000 of that money.

The nonprofit's 'Supportive Services for Veteran Families' specifically targets low-income veterans families who are homeless or who may be at risk of becoming homeless.

The nonprofit lends them a hand with things like case management, rent assistance and emergency supplies to promote stable housing.

For a closer look at the SSVF program, click here.

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