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 May, 2017:
- $568.48 was provided in response to transportation or operation and maintenance of a motor vehicle.
- $200 was provided in food support, typically in the form of gift cards to a local grocery store.
- $1521.06 was provided in rent payments to landlords to prevent eviction.
Since program inception:
- 989 Service Members/Veterans and their families have been served
- Homelessness has been prevented for 78 at-risk families and 319 homeless families secured permanent housing
- 144 individuals were successfully engaged in treatment for a mental health or adjustment problem
- 1,747 referrals were made to community and military resources
- 229 program participants obtained employment
- $181,396 has been distributed in emergency financial assistance since program inception
100% of every donation made in Maine stays in Maine to provide services to veterans and military families.