Finance of America Cares Supports the Dudley House Veterans Transitional Housing Program with Grant Funding
The Gateway Family YMCA Receives Grant Funding in Support of the Dudley House Veterans Transitional Housing Program
UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Gateway Family YMCA was awarded a grant of $2,500 from Finance of America Cares in support of the Dudley House Veterans Transitional Housing Program in Plainfield, NJ.
“We appreciate the support provided by Finance of America Cares at this critical time,” stated Krystal R. Canady, CEO, The Gateway Family YMCA. “The Gateway Family YMCA has provided housing and social services since 1900, and we remain dedicated to supporting this vulnerable population.”
The Dudley House Veterans Transitional Housing Program provides residential housing and support for veterans in a 24-hour-a-day program combined with wrap-around social services, including employment training, case management, and behavioral and mental health services.
“This unique program provides veterans a safe living environment together with social services programs, allowing veterans to positively restructure their lives,” stated Melynda A. Mileski, EVP, Chief Operating Officer, The Gateway Family YMCA.
Finance of America Cares grant funds will be used to purchase essential supplies, such as PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and paper supplies, and support YMCA services that assist homeless veterans on their journey towards permanent housing, including wrap-around social services and case management.
The Gateway Family YMCA is a leading 501(c)(3) non-profit health and community service organization committed to strengthening community by connecting all people to their potential, purpose and each other. Working locally, the Y focuses on empowering young people, improving health and well-being, and inspiring action in and across communities. By bringing together people from different backgrounds, perspectives and generations, the Y ensures that all have access to the opportunities, relationships and resources necessary to learn, grow and thrive.
For more information about The Gateway Family YMCA or the Dudley House Veterans Transitional Housing Program, visit www.tgfymca.org or contact 908-355-9622.