Move In Celebration for the SSVF Program!

The Pinellas County Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) Program, held their quarterly move in celebration today. Each SSVF office gathers together Veterans to celebrate #endinghomelessness.  Through hard work, our compassionate case workers end homelessness everyday.  Thank you to @Transamerica @BB&T @Humana and @healthyFL for partnering with us today.  

If you would like information on how you can get involved see our website at  


@LevyRestaurants hits a home run for #SVdPCARES!

A great big thank you to Levy Restaurants, who run the amazing consessions at @TropicanaField for the @Rays.  Levy, a Chicago based company has partnered with SVdP CARES to donate all the extra food and supplies to the Food Center.  Chef Christine and volunteers are busy handing out fresh salads, produce and lunch items, and we were able to stock our fridge!  SVdP CARES is looking forward to rewarding partnership with @LevyRestaurants! Partnerships like these help to #Endhomelessness right here in the Tampa Bay area.


Sorting donations, decorating and stocking shelves your thing? Come help the homeless!

#SVdPCARES is looking for volunteers who care!  Our #ThriftStore is looking for ways to help fill in the gaps for staffing.  Fun atmosphere, creative touches and a sense of purpose are what we are offering!  Visit our website at for more information and to sign up!  Hours are Monday to Friday 10AM-6PM, and Saturday 10AM-4PM at 180 34th Street North in St. Petersburg.  Stop by and say hello! 


Celebrating staff success, achieving housing excellence!

SVdP CARES celebrated by handing out the certificates for Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Certified Specialist to all the staff members that achieved this goal this past quarter. 

By achieving NAHRO’s Certified Specialist of inspection Housing Quality Standards (CSI-HQS) designation, an individual has demonstrated that he/she has the knowledge, skills and ability necessary for inspecting housing choice voucher units.  He/she has the ability to conduct pre-inspection and inspection preparations and procedures, and understands the finer points of negotiation and arbitration with landlords and residents and the need for consistency and re-inspections.  An individual has also acquired the knowledge necessary to determine the impact inspection outcomes have on their agency’s SEMAP score. This individual understands the importance of and agrees to adhere to the highest standard of professional conduct.

SVdP CARES strives for excellence, and wants to assure a safe and stable housing situations for all the clients we serve.  #SVdPCARES #Excellence #HopefortheHomeless 

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