Ocala Ritz Veterans Village

Grant & Per Diem Program (GPD)

Ocala Ritz GPD Program

111 NE 12th Ave

Ocala, FL  34470

Program Contact


Dolly Locklear

Program Manager


(352) 562-7872

Office Hours: 9 AM to 5 PM


Program Overview

The Ocala GPD program provides clinical treatment, transitional housing, and case management services to homeless Veterans.
Assisting Veterans in identifying personal goals relating to education, employment, health, entitled benefits, spirituality, relationships, and community participation. Program fees are based on income. Volunteers of America of Florida is a 501c3 nonprofit with results-driven outcomes.


Qualifications for this Program

  • Must be a Veteran with General, Other, or Honorable Discharge
  • Must have had 1 day of active duty
  • 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 and Amenities Provided

  • Case Management
  • Realizing Recovery program
  • Substance recovery counseling
  • Training, Education, and Employment
  • Community resources
  • Bible study
  • Two-bedroom shared unit
  • Basic utilities paid
  • Laundry appliances on site
  • Computer lab

Funding Partner

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA)

Ocala GPD

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