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 September, 2017:
- $237.42 was provided in response to transportation or operation and maintenance of a motor vehicle.
- $50 was provided in food support, typically in the form of gift cards to a local grocery store.
- $1696.65 was provided in rent payments to landlords to prevent eviction.
- $434.29 was provided in miscellaneous care such as home repairs, diapers, clothing, tuition, PC repair, etc.
Since program inception:
* 1,102 Service Members/Veterans and their families have been served
* Homelessness has been prevented for 81 at-risk families and 404 homeless families secured permanent housing
* 148 individuals were successfully engaged in treatment for a mental health or adjustment problem
* 2,046 referrals were made to community and military resources
* 251 program participants obtained employment
* $197,401 has been distributed in emergency financial assistance
100% of every donation made in Maine stays in Maine to provide services to veterans and military families.