Center of Hope
VA Grant and Per Diem Traditional Housing Program
Center of Hope is a 50 single-room-occupancy transitional living facility that provides housing and support for homeless individuals and Veterans recovering from economic, substance, mental and physical issues. It provides supportive services to address the barriers to self-sufficiency and permanency in housing.
VA Emergency Shelter
The Emergency Shelter consists of 10 double-room-occupancy that provides housing and support for homeless individuals and Veterans recovering from economic, substance, mental and physical issues. It provides supportive services to its residents to address the various barriers to self-sufficiency and permanency in housing.
With the assistance of a case manager, clients are able to set goals for themselves in the areas that are most important to their overall success. Clients are given their own room, equipped with furniture, a refrigerator, a microwave and bathroom facilities.
Aside from case management, other supportive services available to program residents include benefits planning, permanent housing planning, support groups, peer mentoring, life skills training, money management, and access to basic health care and a registered dietitian. Some services are provided on-site, however, staff make referrals to a variety of collaborating community agencies, as needed, for additional support in areas that focus on life skills coping, job readiness training and placement, substance abuse treatment, and so forth. The Center of Hope helps its residents become prepared to move on to more permanent housing in the community of their choice.
For more information about this program, please call 727-896-3300.
The address for Center of Hope: 401 15th St. North St. Petersburg, FL 33705-2016