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Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVF)

Palm Bay & Cocoa

Contact: June Straka, Program Manager
Phone: (321) 684-7392
CocoaSSVFInfo@voa-fla.org

Location

4690 Lipscomb St. NE, Suite 9 
Palm Bay, FL 32905

Program Overview

Palm Bay / Cocoa SSVF provides temporary and supportive services for Veterans and Veteran families with low or no income. The goal of the program is to promote housing stability through assistance and support services to homeless persons or those at risk of homelessness.

Qualifications for this Program

  • Must be a Veteran who was discharged under conditions other than dishonorable.
  • Must be homeless or in danger of becoming homeless residing in Brevard County
  • Meet income guidelines where individuals/households earn no more than 50% Area Median Income.

Requirements to Stay in the Program

  • Program participants should work with a Volunteers of America of Florida SSVF staff member to establish & accomplish goals on Housing Stability Plan

Counties Served

Brevard

Year Established

2014

Services Provided

  • Case Management
  • Assistance with housing and housing stability expenses
  • Budgeting assistance
  • Employment services
  • Assistance with applying for Veterans Affairs and other mainstream benefits
  • Referral to additional community resources

Funding Partners

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)