Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVF)

Lake City

Contact: Tekela Dexter, Program Supervisor
Phone: (386) 853-5223


2086 SW Main Blvd, Suite 112 

Lake City, FL 32025

Program Overview

Lake City 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

Suwanee, Columbia, Lafayette, and Hamilton

Year Established


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)