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Basic Needs | FINVET | National Veterans Financial Resource Center

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Housing/Home

Housing Counseling and Rental Resources

Housing Counseling

Find support for homelessness, rentals, and homeownership at a housing counseling agency through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Services include budget, financial, credit, loan, and foreclosure counseling. Most services offered are free. Access emergency housing assistance through the United Way.


VA Programs

VA Programs

Learn about VA Homeless Programs, VA Home Loans, and benefits for home repairs, modifications, and adaptations.


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Food Security

Emergency Food Assistance

Emergency Food Assistance

Connect with immediate food assistance, local food banks, nutrition services, and Department of Agriculture (USDA) food stamps/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.


Food Security and Financial Well-Being

Food Security and Financial Well-Being

VA and Department of Defense Office of Financial Readiness (FINRED) tools for food security, nutrition, and meal planning.

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Clothes

Clothing Resources

Clothing Resources

Link to local clothing closets and VA clothing allowance benefits.

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Auto/Car

Auto Assistance

Auto Assistance

Resources for car buying, vehicle financing, auto loans, VA Automobile Allowance and Adaptive Equipment benefits, and support for gas costs, car repairs, or transportation.


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Last Updated 23 July 2024