Homeless and low-income veterans in Duval, Clay and Nassau counties deserve better: better care, better resources and a better future.
Each day, we work hard to make life better for low-income Veterans and their families living in Duval, Clay and Nassau counties. Funding is provided through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program to promote housing stability.
Changing Homelessness was awarded the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program in 2012. We responsible for program administration and coordination of services.
We connect homeless and low-income Veterans and their families with partner agencies through one central application process.
Once a Veteran is enrolled in the SSVF program, we can assist in obtaining and maintaining housing through the following services:
Who is eligible?
Any Veteran who served in the active military service and was separated under any condition other than dishonorable may qualify for the SSVF program.
Any SSVF applicant must be a Veteran OR a member of a “Veteran Family.” The applicant must be literally homeless or at risk of homelessness and have an income below 50 percent of Area Median Income (AMI).
A Veteran is any man or woman who served at least one day of Active Duty Service in the active military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released therefrom under conditions other than dishonorable.
A member of a “Veteran Family” is either a Veteran or a member of a family in which the head of household, or the spouse of the head of household, is a Veteran.
Refer a veteran
So far, we have served more than 415 Veteran families in our service area and we are committed to serving many more — but we need your help.
If you know a veteran who needs help, contact us to schedule an eligibility screening.
If you know of a Veteran who may need our assistance, please contact us:
(904) 354-1100, ext. 301
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Make a donation
Ending veteran homelessness in Duval, Clay & Nassau counties is within reach, but we need your help.
Your support allows us to help even more at-risk Veterans in our community. Please make a tax-deductible donation today to keep the SSVF program in Duval, Clay and Nassau counties.