Palm Bay / Cocoa

Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVF)

Palm Bay / Cocoa SSVF

4690 Lipscomb St. NE, Suite 9

Palm Bay, FL  32905

Program Contact

June Straka

Program Manager

(321) 684-7392

Office Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM


Program Overview

Palm Bay / Cocoa SSVF provides temporary and supportive services for low or no-income Veterans and Veteran families. 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




Year Established



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)


Palm Bay/Cocoa SSVF serves over 250 Veterans & their families annually. 

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