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 April, 2018:
- $175 was provided in response to transportation or operation and maintenance of a motor vehicle.
- $250 was provided in food support, typically in the form of gift cards to a local grocery store.
- $1050.04 was provided in rent payments to landlords to prevent eviction.
- $97.89 was provided to fund utilities such as water, electricity and fuel
- $600 was provided in miscellaneous care such as home repairs, diapers, clothing, tuition, PC repair, etc.
Since program inception Care Coordination has been provided to 1,345 Service Member and Veterans.
- Homelessness has been prevented for 83 at risk families and 533 homeless families secured
- 165 individuals were successfully engaged in treatment for a mental health or adjustment program
- 2,618 referrals were made to community and military resources
- 288 program participants obtained employment
Since program inception Veterans Count has provided $221,416.66 in emergency financial assistance