Federal Register Volume 77, Number 208 (Friday, October 26, 2012)] [Notices] [Pages 65448-65453] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 2012-26376] ======================================================================= ----------------------------------------------------------------------- DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Funding Availability Under Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice of funding availability. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funds for supportive services grants under the SSVF Program. This Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) contains information concerning the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program, initial and renewal supportive services grant application processes, and amount of funding available. The Funding Opportunity Number is VA-SSVF-120112. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number is 62.033. Applications for initial and renewal supportive services grants under the SSVF Program must be received by the SSVF Program Office by 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on February 1, 2013. In the interest of fairness to all competing applicants, this deadline is firm as to date and hour, and VA will treat as ineligible for consideration any application that is received after the deadline. Applicants should take this practice into account and make early submission of their materials to avoid any risk of loss of eligibility brought about by unanticipated delays, computer service outages, or other delivery-related problems. Continue reading
Case Manager Position
Domestic Violence Scattered Sites Transitional Apartment Program
Are you interested in a position that will make a difference in your life and the lives of families? Community Teamwork Inc. is a private non-profit organization with over 400 employees dedicated to reducing barriers and creating opportunities for low income individuals and families.
In addition to fully utilizing your skills CTI offers opportunities for continued professional development and career growth. Great teams, a competitive salary and well above average benefits including a generous contribution to employee 401k plans make CTI a highly regarded employer
The Scattered Sites Transitional Apartment Program (SSTAP) offers a safe haven to victims of domestic violence by providing temporary transitional housing and resources. The goal of the program is for the families to gain self- sufficiency and move on to permanent housing Continue reading
Homeowner Certificate Course
Approved by Mass Housing Partnership
Community Teamwork, Inc. 17 Kirk St., Lowell, MA 01852
HomeSafe is a post purchase home owner seminar for new homeowners. Graduates receive a certificate that may make them eligible for a discount on their homeowner’s insurance. The Mass Housing Partnership soft second program requires all borrowers to attend a HomeSafe seminar as part of their mortgage loan agreement and is free for those borrowers. ($20 for non MHP Soft Second borrowers) Continue reading
First-Time Home Buyer Certificate Course
|Approved by MHFA, Fannie Mae, MA Homeownership Collaborative and MA Housing Partnership|
“STEPS TO HOMEOWNERSHIP”
Community Teamwork, Inc. (CTI)
November 6, 8, 13 & 15 6:00 pm – 8:30 p
McFarlin Manor 10 Wilson Street Chelmsford Continue reading
Travelers Aid Family Services Chronic Homeless Housing (CHH) Program
Travelers Aid Family Services is seeking assistance from providers in identifying a chronic homeless family with veteran status. The family identified must meet the following criteria for consideration:
1) Willingness to live in Metro Boston area and comply with Stabilization Agreement
2) Family Size appropriate for a two bedroom apartment
3) Chronic Homeless eligibility
- must have been living on the street or in shelter for either one continuous year — OR – must have experienced four episodes of homelessness (on the street or in shelter) over a three year period
4) Residing in Emergency Shelter or on the street at the time of referral
5) Veteran (with DD-214) Head of Household
6) Willingness and ability to engage in stabilization services (including developing andworking towards goals on a service plan) Continue reading
September 19, 2012, 6:42 am
A Little-Known Benefit for Aging Veterans – NY Times
As veterans age, many are unfamiliar with a benefit that can help pay for care at home or in assisted living or a nursing home.
Here’s a riddle: When is a government benefit that pays for caregivers, assisted living and a nursing home not a benefit? When hardly any people know they’re entitled to it.
That seems to be the story with a Department of Veterans Affairs benefit called the Aid and Attendance and Housebound Improved Pension benefit, known as A&A, which can cover the costs of caregivers in the home (including sons and daughters who are paid to be caregivers, though not spouses) or be used for assisted living or a nursing home.
The benefit is not insignificant: up to $2,019 monthly for a veteran and spouse, and up to $1,094 for the widow of a veteran. Continue reading
Family Finance Solutions
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Location: Stoklosa School- 560 Broadway Street- Lowell
Please join us at this Family Finance Solutions event to learn more about managing your family finances and take home a $15.00 gift card to Market Basket. You will have the opportunity to attend one of the three (3) informative workshops listed below. To register and attend one of these workshops, call Gladys Santiago at Community Teamwork, Inc. @ 978-654-5673.
- Creating a Smart-Money Budget: Budgeting is the first step on the road to financial success. This workshop will teach participants how to create and stick to their spending plans.
- How to Start an Emergency Fund: Sickness, job loss, home repairs, car repairs–there are so many things that can go wrong. Are you prepared to handle them? Starting an emergency fund can be as simple as depositing $100 into your savings account. This workshop will show you how you can save for emergencies while making sure that you are meeting your basic living expenses
- Understanding How Investments Work: Are you contributing to your employer sponsored retirement plan (401K, 403b, simple IRA)? Are you putting away money for your kid’s education in a regular savings account instead of a 529 Plan? Investing is not just for rich folks! Come learn how you may be loosing money by not taking advantage of financial products within in your reach.
Network Meeting Schedule
Network Meeting Schedule
|Date of Meeting||Time||Place|
|10/15/12||2pm||GLCAC305 Essex St. Lawrence, MA|
|11/19/12||2pm||Fox Center75 Elm St. Haverhill, MA Continue reading|