CCSCT awarded $150,000 “Fund for Veterans’ Assistance” Grant
Community Council of South Central Texas to provide financial assistance to area Veterans through partnership with the Texas Veterans Commission.
South Central, Texas: The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) announced that CCSCT’s, “Veterans’ Financial Assistance Program,” was selected as a 2021-2022 $150,000.00 General Assistance Grantee by the Texas Veterans Commission. Last year, CCSCT helped keep 182 Veterans families from homelessness with the generous support of the Commission.
The, “Veterans’ Financial Assistance Program” helps eligible Veterans, Veteran Dependents, and Surviving Spouses. Through the program, CCSCT will assist beneficiaries with short-term and temporary financial Emergency Services to include: one-time utility payments (may include electric, gas, propane, water, sewer, trash, late fees), one-time rental/mortgage payment (may include rent, mortgage, late fees, application fees, security deposits), and transportation services including bus passes, city and county transit passes, council of government transit service passes, taxis, and ride shares (Uber, Lyft).
The Veterans’ Financial Assistance program is available to eligible applicants in 21 out of 23 CCSCT service counties including: Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kinney, La Salle, Live Oak, McMullen, Medina, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, Wilson, and Zavala. For more information, you may contact Veteran Service Coordinator, Kenneth (Ken) Loy, at 830-876-9812 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CCSCT is a non-profit community action agency that empowers vulnerable families and individuals in the greater South Central Texas area to achieve self-sufficiency by eliminating barriers through innovative programs and strong community partnerships. Counties serviced include; Atascosa, Bandera, Comal, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr, Kinney, LaSalle, Live Oak, Maverick, McMullen, Medina, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde, Wilson, and Zavala. For more information, visit www.ccsct.org or follow us on the socials at https://linktr.ee/ccsct_cares.
This program is supported by a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission Fund for Veterans’ Assistance. The Fund for Veterans’ Assistance provides grants to organizations serving veterans and their families. For more information on the Texas Veterans Commission, visit https://www.TVC.Texas.gov