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Overview of MACV Programs

MACV provides comprehensive program and supportive services to homeless veterans in three primary focus areas: housing, employment and civil legal concerns. Supportive services for all MACV programs provide for and coordinate chemical dependency treatment, mental health treatment, crisis intervention during acute emotional and/or physical distress, life skills training, educational services, family support, transportation, money management training and/or counseling, re-establishment of socialization skills, training to increase basic living skills and/or income to prepare for obtaining and retaining permanent housing.

MACV offers clean, safe, drug-free, supportive housing for homeless veterans, maintains eight structured transitional housing environments familiar to veterans, and 11 units of permanent housing with supportive services for disabled veterans.

MACV has eight transitional homes for veterans for use as they receive supportive services such 
as medical care, chemical dependence treatment and job skills training.

MACV helps veterans and their families find permanent housing and fully integrate into the community by providing or coordinating resources and opportunities such as food vouchers,
mortgage assistance, skills training, health care, job search assistance, chemical dependency 
and sobriety aftercare.

MACV helps veterans achieve self-sufficiency through:

· Stabilized living through rent/mortgage assistance and temporary housing
· Improved health/quality of life
· Access to services
· Sustainable, living wage employment through training and placement
· Referral and resolution to civil legal issues
· Life skills education
· Money management skills training and financial plan development