Veteran Programs

Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program

The Staff Sergeant Parker Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant Program (SSG Fox SPGP) is a collaborative effort by the County of Oneida (Grantee), The Neighborhood Center, Inc. (Lead Service Agency) and The Utica Center for Development, Inc. (Collaborative Partner)...

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Supportive Services for Veteran Families

The goal of the SSVF Program is to help Veteran and their families who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis and/or homelessness. We assist participants by providing a range of supportive services designed to resolve the immediate crisis and promote housing stability...

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PFC Dwyer At Ease Oneida County

The CNY Veteran's Outreach Center at the Utica Center for Development INC. has been approved for a state grant of $105,000 to implement the renowned Joseph P. Dwyer Veteran Peer to Peer Pilot Program! This funding will help the center provide confidential, one-on-one, or small group counseling that has proved to be beneficial for veterans and mental health professionals alike statewide...

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PFC Dwyer At Ease Otsego County

The Utica Center for Development is excited to launch the PFC Joseph P. Dwyer At Ease Veteran Peer to Peer Program in Otsego County starting October 1st! Programing will offer a variety of non-clinical support and activities to include one-to-one support, weekly support groups, social activities, and referrals. Veterans will come together in several different platforms to share and support...

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UCD Food Pantry/Donation Room

The UCD could not be more proud of our ability to be able to serve our veteran clientle and our community members with our food pantry and donation room. Both are stocked by our incredible donators and also with funding directly from our agency. Our food pantry and donation room are available to all veterans twice a month, and non veterans as one time use. Operating hours for the food pantry/donation room are 9 AM to 1 PM Monday through Friday. Please contact our front desk to find out what we accept for non-food donations...

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Permanent & Transitional Supportive Housing

The Utica Center for Development currently offers seven permanent supportive units in our main Utica location. Permanent supportive units are units for homeless Veterans to stay as long as they wish... The Utica Center for Development currently offers ten transitional housing units in our main Utica location. Transitional housing is a temporary stay where Veterans will work weekly with our case managers to assist them in rejoining society.

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Veteran Benefits

The DVA provides a wide range of benefits, however the eligibility requirements and application process can be confusing. These pages are a distillation of over twenty years of experience helping Veterans with literally every kind of issue that affects their relationship with the DVA...

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Veteran Resources

The Utica Center for Development (UCD) has taken reasonable steps to vet this list of Veteran resources. We believe them to be good programs working in good faith to assist veterans. In some cases, we have a direct experience in working with these organizations. In other cases, we are recommending them based on their reputation and the information we have available...

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Emergency Solutions

The purpose of the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program is to assist disabled individuals and families by helping them quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness. ESG provides grants by formula to states, metropolitan cities, urban counties, and U.S. territories to support homelessness prevention, emergency shelter, and related services...

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