The HUD-VASH (Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing) program combines HUD Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance for homeless veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) at its medical centers.

You must receive a written referral from the VA in order to qualify for this program.

VA Outreach Schedule

Outreach available to all veterans weekly, with the exception of holidays.


  • Information on housing
  • Healthcare
  • Other programs


Dale Elzie, LMSW
Phone: (352) 376-1611 ext. 5691 or Toll Free 1-800-324-8387 ext. 5691
Fax: (352) 419-0598


Tuesday  11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. St. Francis House
413 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 732-8326
 Wednesday  9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Salvation Army of Ocala
320 NW 1st Avenue, Ocala, FL 34475
(352) 376-1743
 Thursday  3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Salvation Army of Gainesville
639 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 376-1743

Required Screening for Substance Abuse Classes/Treatment

Who: Any Enrolled Veteran
Where: Oak Park Plaza, 2002 NW 13th Street, Gainesville, Suite 180, FL 32605
When: Monday through Friday

Monday: 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday: 1:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.


Sandra Benson
Phone: (352) 374-6089 or (800) 324-8387 ext. 6089