American Hometown Veteran Assist, Inc. services all era Veterans: 352-213-3643
BRAIVE Fund serves OEF/OIF combat Veterans only: (limited counties served-Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwannee, union and Volusia): 904-246-1395, 888-843-5748. *Osceola, Orange and Seminole counties are covered thru the Central Florida chapter of the Red Cross. This fund also has a grant that covers all costs of CNA program for Vets, spouses and family members. This is available in the NE Florida chapter…not sure about other areas: 904-246-1395
BRAIVE Fund, Tallahassee: 850-878-6080 (contact person-Topi Henderson)
Building Homes for Heroes – https://www.buildinghomesforheroes.org/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjZK2qrOX3AIVDodpCh1VeAUUEAAYASAAEgILAfD_BwE
Building Homes for Heroes® is strongly committed to rebuilding lives and supporting the brave men and women who were injured while serving the country during the time of the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan. The organization builds or modifies homes, and gifts them, mortgage-free, to veterans and their families. It’s our honor to support the men and women who have loyally and courageously served our country.
Help For Our Heroes – https://helpforourheroes.com/ – Transformations at Mending Fences offers residential & PHP treatment programs for veterans and first responders struggling with primary mental health, trauma, PTSD, addiction, depression, and co-occurring disorders.
Hope for the Warriors – www.hopeforthewarriors.org (must have financial issues associated with a combat related condition): 910-938-1817/ 910-546-1144
Operation Warrior Resolution – https://www.operationwarriorresolution.org/ Operation Warrior Resolution is housed out of Sarasota and offers retreats for veterans that focuses healing and the use of complimentary alternative therapies. Select Veteran Retreats to find out more and to sign up.
Purple Heart Homes – https://purplehearthomesusa.org/ Purple Heart Homes has two different programs that might be able to help. A Purple Heart is not a requirement for either program, but we do require at least a 10% Service Connected Disability Rating from the VA. The application process also includes a personal background check. If applying for the VHOP program, credit checks will also be conducted. Homes available in FL, NC, SC and OK.
The Homeownership Program is limited by the homes we have available.
Resources for South Florida http://www.segaltrials.com/resources/resources-south-florida/ This page has a list of mental health resources available in South Florida, but is part of the Segal Trials website. The resources may be helpful and there may be research trials that may be beneficial to veterans. Contact the resources directly for more information.
Soldiers Freedom https://www.soldiersfreedomoutdoors.org/ Soldiers Freedom Outdoors is dedicated to serving active-duty and retired service veterans. SFO has provided eco therapy (nature therapy) to hundreds of soldiers, regardless of gender, service branch or length of service. Since their inception, they have helped change the lives of many suffering from post-traumatic stress and re-connected them with the healing power of Nature. There is no charge for retreats.
TAMCO Foundation (emergency financial support): 813-712-353
Veterans Assisted Domiciliary – 386-758-0600 a 148-bed housing facility for honorably discharged veterans, located at 751 SE Sycamore Terrace in Lake City.
Includes a special combination of housing, personalized supportive services and incidental medical care to eligible veterans, who must be able to feed and dress themselves, and be in need of assisted living care. The domiciliary is located on a 20 acre parcel of wooded lake. Residents must have at least one year of residency in the state of Florida and be in need of assisted living facility care, not hospital or nursing home care. Private rooms run about $2,100 a month and semi-private rooms about $1,650. Rates are based on a sliding fee scale according to the veteran’s income. Rates include room and board, food, transportation, television and electricity.