La Villa

Permanent Supportive Housing Program (SHP)

La Villa

716 West Church Street

Jacksonville, FL  32202

Program Contact

Cheana Leon

Program Manager

(904) 239-5790

Office Address: 6015 Chester Circle, 103B

Jacksonville, FL 32217

Office Hours: 8 AM to 4 PM


Program Overview

The La Villa program provides permanent housing and supportive services to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness to stabilize and prepare them for a life of independence. Program fees are based on income. Volunteers of America of Florida is a 501c3 nonprofit with results-driven programming which is measured through outcomes. 90% of all participants successfully transition to independent housing.


Qualifications for this Program

  • 18 years or older
  • Must be diagnosed with a severe and persistent psychiatric disability
  • Must self-administer medication


Requirements to Stay in the Program

  • Remain clean and sober
  • Motivated to interact in the community through volunteer work, employment, or pursuing educational opportunities.
  • 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
  • Aftercare services
  • Family engagement and education
  • Monthly events
  • Complimentary laundry facilities on site


Funding Partners

Lutheran Services Florida

La Villa

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