Veterans Count Maine Chapter
To provide critical and timely financial assistance and services when no other resource is available to veterans, service members and their families to ensure their dignity, health and overall well-being.
Key Outcomes in Maine in March, 2017:
- $359.96 was provided in response to transportation or operation and maintenance of a motor vehicle.
- $150 was provided in food support, typically in the form of gift cards to a local grocery store.
- $600 was provided in rent payments to landlords to prevent eviction.
Since program inception Care Coordination has been provided to 920 Service Member and Veterans and to 964 individuals.
- In March 2017 47 new referrals were received
- In March 2017 Care Coordinators served 104 cases with 321.50 hours of service with an average of 3.09 hours of service per case
- In March 2017 119 referrals were made to community and military resources, and 1,397 since inception of the program
- In March 2017 3 program participants obtained employment, and 203 since program inception
- In March 2017 11 clients were served through the RVCP program
- In March 2017 permanent housing was secured for 11 families, and 293 families since inception of the program
- Since program inception Veterans Count has provided $176,974 in emergency financial assistance
90% of every dollar goes directly services, and 100% of every donation made in Maine stays in Maine to provide services to veterans and military families.