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Veterans Career House

Veterans Career House

The Veterans Career House provides safe supportive transitional housing and support services to male Veterans who are homeless. Our evidence-based programming helps Veterans gain stability and life skills to re-enter their community and the work force.

This eight-room facility is in a rural setting and offers private or semi-private rooms with shared living, dining, kitchen, recreation, and bathroom areas. Heat, laundry, electricity, and hot water are included.


Our holistic approach includes:

  • career counseling and training session referrals;
  • connections to local career and Veteran centers;
  • limited transportation for training, referrals, and employment;
  • mental health and substance abuse counseling referrals;
  • resource and referrals to community agencies; and
  • Community meetings and workshops.
  • Individual Service Support Plans
  • Community Volunteer opportunity connections

Criteria for Applying:

  • Single, male, homeless Veteran with General Discharge or above
  • Eligible for VA services (will need to register with VA Togus)
  • Ready, willing, and able to secure full time employment and perform volunteer community service
  • Clean and sober for a minimum of 30 days prior to admission
  • No recent history or charges  of violent behavior (i.e. Felony DV)
  • No history or charges of sexual misconduct ever
  • Ability to work cooperatively with house mates to perform daily/weekly chores in maintaining a safe, clean, and friendly household
  • Agreeable to random drug and alcohol testing
  • Commitment to following the Program Participation Agreement  and guidelines
  • Expect to pay program fees of 30 percent of gross monthly income with maximum amount being $379.00

Application Process

  • For an application and referral form, call the Veterans' Career House (VCH) Case  Manager at 207-286-9641 or the Veterans Administration Liaison at 207-623-8411, ext. 4344.
  • Complete the application and referral form and follow the return instructions on the application form.
  • Our staff will make arrangements for a preliminary evaluation and interview.
  • The results of the evaluation will be reviewed by the VOA Veteran Services Staff.
  • If approved, arrangements are made for a move-in date under probationary status pending results of a full medical, physiological, and substance abuse evaluation done by the VA within 30 days of move-in.
  • If there are no vacancies at time of probationary approval, the applicant will be put on a waiting list.

VCH Case  Manager
Phone: (207) 286-9641(Office)
VA Grant and Per Diem Liaison
Phone: (207) 623-8411 x 4344
Fax: (207) 623-5748

VeteransCareerHouseExteriorWeb.jpg Providing safe supportive transitional housing and support services to male Veterans who are homeless. Our evidence-based programming helps Veterans gain stability and life skills to re-enter their community and the work force.