NJ Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
   Veteran's Haven North - Housing Programs for Homeless Veterans
FAQs

 

  • What is the process for a veteran to become a resident of Veteran’s Haven North Transitional Housing Program?   
  • Eligible Veteran’s must complete and submit an application for admission along with any required documentation. The application is available under the "Forms" section of this website. Upon receipt of the completed application an interview will be scheduled with the treatment team. If the interview is favorable admission will be scheduled, or the veteran can be placed on a waiting list pending receipt of required documentation.

  • What services will Veteran’s Haven North provide to their residents?
  • Veteran’s Haven North will provide, shelter, food, transportation, case management, life skills training, community reintegration

  • What is the duration of the program? 
  • Veterans in the transitional housing program can stay at Veteran’s Haven North for up to 2 years. Veterans in the emergency shelter and treatment program can stay at Veteranís Haven North for 90-180 days.

  • How will this program benefit its residents after completion? 
  • Upon completion, veterans should be able to return to their communities as productive, self-sufficient citizens with a steady income and ability to live and function at a high level.

  • Will there be a post residential follow up?
  • Residents will be tracked in the post-residential phase for 12 months to ensure that they have the assistance and services they need to continue with their reclamation.

  • What are the financial responsibilities of a resident?  
  • For transitional housing program residents: Any bills incurred by the resident before during and after their stay are the responsibility of the resident. Veteran’s that stay at Veteran’s Haven North and have an income, are required by NJAC 8:5 to pay 30% of their adjusted net income, less $100.00 for personal allowance, for rent. The maximum monthly rent is $300.00.

    For emergency shelter and treatment program residents: There is no rent requirement for a veteran enrolled in this program. Veterans in this program are supported in securing income and budgeting/saving toward discharge planning.