Commitment: Demonstrated by our loyalty in service to our mission and values.
Advocacy: Demonstrated by support for issues affecting those who are homeless or in poverty.
Respect: Demonstrated by the belief that all people have dignity because they are children of God.
Empowerment: Demonstrated by helping people be and become their best.
Spirituality: Demonstrated by our faith in God, hope for our future, and love of all people.
The goal is to provide environmental respite for the homeless population in downtown St. Petersburg area during the day time and to provide assessments one on one with clients to gather information on their needs, goals, and expectations.
- Environmental respite
- Restroom access available 24/7 for client use.
- Drinking water
- Assessment done by a case worker to better meet the needs of each client
- Charging of phones (limited)
- Bus passes (limited)
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 12:00p.m. till 7:00p.m.
Bathrooms are available 24/7.
The SVDP Night Shelter, in partnership with the City of St. Petersburg, is open 365 nights a year and has a capacity for 70 mats. The shelter provides men and women a safe place to sleep for the evening when they have nowhere else to go. The shelter also provides showers, grooming supplies, and clean clothing to the homeless population on a nightly basis.
Hours of Operation: 9p.m. - 6a.m.
Homeless Persons Storage Units
The Homeless Persons Storage Units allows the entire homeless population a safe place to check their personal belongings throughout the day (morning and night), enabling them to access needed services (i.e. meals, shelter, showers), as well as attend appointments and/or employment opportunities without the worry of having their items stolen or picked up by City officials.
**Homeless Persons Storage Units are located at 401 15th Street North St. Petersburg, FL 33705-2016
During the day, enrolled clients have access to showers; this program is made possible through donations of towels and personal products.
401 15th Street North, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
C.A.R.E. Manager: Brandon Crookshanks