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Supporting Students Experiencing Homelessness (SSEH) Grant

Program Overview

The Supporting Students Experiencing Homelessness (SSEH) Grant assists students experiencing homelessness and housing insecurity, or students that were in foster care at the time of graduating from high school.

ANY current Wenatchee Valley College student (regardless of what program they are in) who meets one of the eligibility requirements , may be eligible to receive support from this grant. Please read below to see if you may qualify.

In order to qualify for this grant you must fall into at least ONE of the following categories:

  • Currently experiencing homelessness
    • This could mean you are couch surfing, staying with family or friends, sleeping in a vehicle, etc. It could also mean that you have a place to stay right now but it is not a permanent, long term situation.
  • Currently experiencing housing insecurity
    • By this we mean are you unable to pay rent? OR Have you received an eviction notice? OR Are you worried you might lose your current housing? OR If you don't receive support are you worried about becoming homeless?
  • Were in foster care at the time you graduated high school (or completed a high school equivalency)

For qualifying students, this grant can help with the following:

  • Emergency housing
  • Rental assistance
  • Eviction prevention
  • Short term housing
  • Utilities
  • Access to technology
  • Access to laundry facilities
  • Transportation assistance

To see if you qualify for any of the Student Grants (including this one), please fill out the interest survey.

For more information and a list of contacts, return to the Student Grants Center main page.