Realizing Recovery: Substance Abuse After-Care Program

This program is for adults who are at risk of incarceration and acute crisis services such as detox, providing an environment of positive recovery. It assists participants in dealing with barriers to recovery and identifying coping mechanisms that promote both responsibility and self-determination in their choices.

Service recipients must be:

  • Adults (18 +) with a Substance Abuse history 
  • Co-occurring population, adult with a Substance Abuse & Mental Health Disorder
  • Participant MUST have proof of completion from a Substance Abuse program.

 For more information, please contact Danella McNeal at 904-239-5776 or dmcneal@voa-fla.org

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Ben Singleton Center

The Ben Singleton Center houses homeless Veterans with special needs who seek to advance their life goals in a transitional housing program located in a quiet, residential community. With four furnished units of 2 bedrooms and one bath each, the Center also has a community room and staff onsite. Located conveniently on a bus route and close to the downtown area, this program provides a pathway to independence. Other amenities include pet friendly atmosphere, laundry facilities, rental assistance, and basic utilities paid for.

Address: 1800 Danese Court, Jacksonville, FL 33027

Contact: Cheana Leon

Phone: 904-239-5790

Email: cleon@voa-fla.org

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La Villa

Homeless individuals striving for independence will receive supportive services at La Villa Permanent Supportive Housing program. The 30 individual, furnished bedrooms provide privacy while the shared community areas offer recreation and socialization opportunities. We also offer training in our Life Long Learning Center, art groups, and Substance Abuse Aftercare on site. La Villa is located conveniently on a bus route and within close proximity to the downtown area. Other amenities include personal mailboxes, laundry facility, rental assistance, and basic utilities paid for.

Address: 716 West Church Street, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Contact: Cheana Leon

Phone: 904-239-5790

Email: cleon@voa-fla.org

Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program

The primary goal of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program is to help Veterans and the Veteran families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness quickly gain or regain housing stability in permanent housing. The SSVF Program assists low income Veterans and the Veteran families with Case Management and Temporary Financial Assistance in order to transition successfully from their crisis state of homelessness or the risk of becoming homeless into self-sufficiency.

Contact: Tekela Jackson

Phone: 904-397-8430

Email: tjackson@voa-fla.org