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Homeless Family Center - Emergency Housing

Emergency Housing is available to homeless families. This program is limited to a 90 day stay. Clients who are able are required to work full time and children are enrolled in daycare/school.

  • Case management
  • Clothing
  • Employment services
  • Food
  • Shelter

There is an admission process. You will have to complete a form and mail it to the address listed below. Call for more information.

Homeless Family Center
P.O. Box 650855
Vero Beach, Florida 32965

Homeless Family Center - Transitional Housing

Transitional Housing is available to homeless families. This is for those who require a longer period of time to get back on their feet. This program can be extended as two years, as long as the client continues to follow house rules and work with case management. In this program, more intense case management is provided with emphasis:

  • Affordable Housing
  • Job Skills (Employment and Training)
  • Realistic Budgeting

There is an admission process. You will have to complete a form and mail it to the address listed below. Call for more information.

Homeless Family Center
P.O. Box 650855
Vero Beach, Florida 32965

St. Lucie County Health Department - Family Planning

St. Lucie County Health Department provides Family Planning. Fees are based on a sliding scale. Medicaid is also accepted. Services include:

  • Annual exams
  • Counseling and referrals for community services
  • Education
  • HIV testing
  • Issuance of various types of contraception (i.e. contraceptives, depo provera injections, emergency contraception, condoms, prescriptions for other methods and referrals for tubal ligations and vasectomies
  • Pap smears
  • Testing for sexually transmitted diseases

Call for more information.

St. Lucie County Health Department - Project AIDS Care (PAC)

St. Lucie County Health Department offers Project AIDS Care (PAC) waiver program. It is a Medicaid program. It provides home and community-based services to eligible recipients living at home. PAC waiver recipients must show sign of worsened health that places them at risk of hospitalization or nursing facility admission were it not for the provision of waiver services. Eligible recipients must be maintained safely and healthfully in the home setting.

Services you may be eligible for:

  • Adaptive Equipment
  • Case Management
  • Consumable Meds
  • Education & Support
  • Health Assessments
  • Home Delivered Meals
  • Home Health Aid/Personal Care
  • Home Modification
  • Home Visits
  • Home-based Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Homemaker/Chore Services
  • Massage Therapy
  • Registered Nurse Services
  • Respiratory Therapy Services
  • Respite Care
  • Skilled Care

The Veteran Services Division

The Veterans Services Division strives to:

  • Assist St. Lucie County veterans and their families through counseling and assistance in applying for VA benefits under Federal and State laws, which may result in monetary gain and medical care
  • Maintain a network with other social agencies in St. Lucie County in order to provide a larger base of benefits which may be available to veterans and their families thereby offering them a better quality of life
  • Provide services with the highest level of sensitivity, compassion and understanding of Veterans and their families
  • Provide transportation for disabled and disadvantaged veterans to the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center, at no cost to veterans, in order to receive VA medical care

Assistance is available for:

  • Burial benefits
  • Dependent/survivors benefits
  • Education
  • Health care
  • Home Loan guarantees

Zion Daughters of Distinction Ministries, Inc. - S.W.A.N. Program

The S.W.A.N. Program provides a wide range of services to those in need.

  • Clothing Donation Programs
  • Computer and Related Technology Classes
  • Food Vouchers
  • GED Instruction
  • General Clothing Provision
  • Household Goods Donation Programs
  • Personal Financial Counseling
  • Religion/Spirituality Related Support Groups
  • Self Esteem Workshops
  • Spiritual/Religious Issues Counseling
  • Training Skills Development
  • VITA Programs
  • Work Clothing

Other services are available. Please call for more information.