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Veteran Homelessness

Have you served in the military and experiencing homelessness or housing instability? Contact 800-MICH-VET for assistance.  

Federal resources and information 
The VA is dedicated to ending homelessness. This collaborative program between HUD (Housing and Urban Development) and VA combines HUD housing vouchers with VA supportive services to help Veterans who are homeless and their families find and sustain permanent housing. 

VA Homeless Programs

VA Supportive Services for Veteran Families

Find a VSO 
If you served in the military and would like to know if you qualify for benefits, contact your local VSO.  

Michigan Veteran Homelessness Prevention Grant 
The MiVHPG grant funding is made available to provide financial assistance to Michigan-based nonprofit organizations that assist service members, veterans, and their families who are experiencing or are at risk of experiencing homelessness. Grant funding must be used to support a wide range of initiatives that offer immediate relief, sustainable housing solutions and comprehensive support services for veterans in need. Eligible projects may include, but are not limited to the following:  

  • Immediate Relief and Emergency Shelter: funding for temporary housing options including overnight stays in hotels to provide immediate relief to veterans experiencing homelessness.  
  • Housing Development and Rehabilitation: support for the construction or renovation of affordable housing units specifically designed to cater to the needs of veterans and their families.  
  • Family Support Services: funding for programs that provide comprehensive support to veterans and their families, including financial assistance, counseling services, childcare support, etc.  
  • Landlord Incentive Programs: programs in the community to encourage landlords to house veterans.  
  • Training and Technical Assistance Programs: a community-based approach to learning, developing, and understanding development of veteran housing. 

Michigan Veteran Homelessness Prevention Grant Notice of Funding Opportunity