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Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVF)

Gainesville

Contact: Charnice Johnson, Program Specialist
Phone: (352) 240-1340
GainesvilleSSVFinfo@voa-fla.org

Location

1810 NW 6th Street, Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32609

Program Overview

Gainesville 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
  • 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

Alachua, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy, and Putnam

Year Established

2013

Services Provided

  • Case Management
  • Rental and security deposit assistance
  • Utility deposit and payment assistance
  • Assistance with applying for Veterans Affairs and other mainstream benefits
  • Assistance with budgeting

Funding Partners

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)