The Windsor Veterans Village is a new construction project that provides 60 rental units (59 low-income affordable housing units and a two-bedroom management unit), a large park-like setting and community center for underserved, homeless Veterans. Residents will utilize VASH Vouchers with affordability will ranging from 0% to 50% of the area median income. Through this development UHC and VRC connect to addresses the complex realities of veterans facing personal crises and the lack of supportive services to help them, and diligently put in place innovative programs to effectively fill the gaps in available assistance programs. Veterans heal better, quicker, and lead more enriched lives when they live and heal in a community of their peers. The goal will be to provide a true continuum of care or as close to it on the site with seven dimensions of wellness will be addressed; Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, Social, Occupational, Spiritual, and Environmental wellness will be the guiding principles of the facility. Services, designed to enhance residents’ lives will include employment and training services, behavioral health services, intensive case management services, peer supports, education, daily living classes, anger management, and family reunification. The Windsor Veterans Village will be a true community collaboration of services to enhance and enrich the lives of both the permanent residents and the transitional residents.
Client: Urban Housing Communities in partnership with Veterans Housing Development Corporation and Veterans Resource Centers
Location: Windsor, CA