Lake City

Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVF)

Lake City SSVF

4255 SW Cambridge Glen

Lake City, FL  32024

Program Contact

Tekela Jackson

Program Specialist

TJackson@voa-fla.org

(386) 288-2376

Office Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM

 

Program Overview

Lake City SSVF provides temporary and supportive services for low-income Veteran 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
  • 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

2014

 

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)

Lake City SSVF

Lake City SSVF serves over 250 Veterans & their families annually. 

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