Grant & Per Diem Program (GPD)

Gainesville GPD Program

2130 NW 31st Ave, Unit G6

Gainesville, FL  32605

Program Contact

Bernadette Woody

Program Specialist

(352) 642-8313

Office Hours: 8 AM to 4 PM


Program Overview

Then Gainesville GPD program provides transitional housing and supportive services to homeless Veterans to stabilize and prepare them for a life of independence. Program fees are based on income. Veterans are able to stay in the program for up to two years. Volunteers of America of Florida is a 501c3 nonprofit with results-driven programming which is measured through outcomes. 100% of all participants are involved in both meaningful and volunteer activities as constituted by Program Outcomes.


Qualifications for this Program

  • Must be a male, 18 years or older
  • Must be a Veteran with General, Other, or Honorable Discharge
  • Must be homeless or in danger of becoming homeless


Requirements to Stay in the Program

  • Remain clean and sober
  • Be involved in meaningful activities and volunteer in the community
  • Attend all medical and behavioral health appointments
  • If applicable, pay program fee monthly.



Year Established



Services Provided

  • Case Management
  • Individual and Group Psychotherapy
  • Development and follow-up with Individual Life Plan
  • In-service and post-service referrals
  • Therapeutic treatment for Veterans recovering from substance disorders
  • Infra-Low Frequency Neurofeedback
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy


Funding Partners

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)

Gainesville GPD

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