Family Endeavors Awarded $1 Million Grant to Serve
San Antonio, TX – Family Endeavors is pleased to announce a $1 million
grant award from the Department of Veteran Affairs as part of the new
Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. Family
Endeavors is one of 85 non-profit agencies nationwide and the only local
organization awarded these funds that will provide comprehensive
supportive services to Veterans and their families that are at-risk of
These supportive services include outreach, case management, help in
obtaining VA benefits, and assistance in obtaining and coordinating
other public benefits. Family Endeavors will also have the ability to
help qualified Veterans and their families temporarily cover rent
payments, utility payments, deposits and moving costs.
“Family Endeavors is honored to be a part of the Department of Veteran
Affairs’ SSVF program,” stated CEO Travis Pearson, “Our program will
provide the resources to act before our Veterans and families become
homeless and will be the bridge for Veterans to attain permanent housing
and provide stability to themselves and their families.”
Family Endeavors will begin providing Veteran supportive services in
Bexar and 11 surrounding South Texas counties in September. For more
information, call 210.431.6466.
The Kerrville office is located at 1448 Sidney Baker, and we primarily
serve Kerr, Gillespie, Bandera and the western side of Kendall Counties.
For more information, call (830) 896-0163 or (830) 896-1090.
Founded in the 1960’s, Family Endeavors provides practical,
ability-based programs to over 2000 individuals a year targeting
homelessness, unemployment, education, child & youth development,
disaster response, and family supportive services. The mission of Family
Endeavors is to provide comprehensive, effective and innovative services
that empower people to build better lives for themselves, their families
and their communities.