The goal of Jericho’s Veterans Initiative is to increase supportive and affordable housing options and to create employment opportunities for homeless and low-income veterans in New York City.
To find out if you are eligible for our services, fill out the contact form at the bottom of this page.
Housing and Programs Designed for Veterans
Our Veterans Initiative provides more than 550 veterans with homes and the support they need to heal from the wounds of war and reclaim their civilian lives with dignity and hope.
This initiative is comprised of housing, employment and supportive services for veterans. We have two veteran-dedicated supportive housing residences (with a third on its way!), veteran-reserved units in our affordable housing project in Brooklyn, and a veteran supportive apartment program that provides housing placement throughout New York City.
Jericho’s Workforce Opportunities Program (WfO) provides a full range of employment and vocational services to homeless and low-income New York City veterans. Jericho placed over 100 veterans in jobs in 2015 at an average hourly salary of over $12.50 per hour. Jericho also has a privately funded expansion of the Jericho Veteran Employment Program (JVEP) to help veterans without a secure income to gain employment prior to becoming homeless.
Jericho’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSFV) grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has enabled Jericho to help 225 low-income veterans and their families with assistance to either prevent imminent homelessness or to rapidly re-house veterans who have recently become homeless by helping them identify employment as quickly as possible.
If you are a veteran and need help with homelessness prevention, housing, employment, or other supportive services, please fill out the form below to find out if you are eligible for our services.