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Veteran Resources: Housing Insecurity

VA Programs For Homeless Veterans

VA’s specialized programs for homeless Veterans serve hundreds of thousands of homeless and at-risk Veterans each year. Independently and in collaboration with federal and community partners, VA programs provide Veterans with housing solutionsemployment opportunitieshealth carejustice- and reentry-related services and more. Learn more about these programs below and at VA’s Programs for At-Risk Veterans and Their Families page.

Quick Links

Local Services Available to All Homeless Persons

I.  Boca Helping Hands:  1500 NW 1st Court, Boca Raton, FL 33432

II.  The Lord's Place:  (561)-494-0125,  2808 N. Australian Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407

  • Burckle House - Supportive housing program in Lake Worth, Palm Beach County, FL designed exclusively for single homeless women

III. Vita Nova:  (561) 689-0035, 3111 South Dixie Highway, Suite 243, West Palm Beach, FL 33405

IV. The Center for Family Services of Palm Beach County, Inc.

  • (561)616-1222;  4101 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33405
  • (561)514-0564;  1320 Henrietta Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33401
  • (561)793-1698;  12773 W. Forest Hill Blvd. #1205, Wellington, FL 33414

V. The Homeless Coalition of Palm Beach County:

  • (561)478-5351
  • (561)355-4663; 810 Daltura St., West Palm Beach, FL 33401

VI.  Homeless Shelter Directory - Salvation Army Boca Social Services:

  • 300 SW 2nd Ave., Boca Raton, FL 33432, (561)233-9009

VII.  Homeless Connect Website

VIII. Palm Beach County Assistance Programs:  Assistance with Utility Payment - Need help paying utilities? 

X.  Oasis Compassion Agency/Oasis Compassion Women Center (Women's Shelter, Pantry, Career Center)

  • Green Acres, 561-967-4066

XI.  Valley of Love Ministries 

  • Provides a range of services to homeless people in Palm Beach County. Services range from emergency accommodation, supported housing, social enterprise and more.
  • 1538 Ave E., Riviera Beach, FL 33404
    • 561-844-2400 or 561-502-8757 (Cell) 
    • Email: thevalleyofloveministries@yahoo.com

XII. Faith, Hope, Love Charity - Stand Down House 

  • Provides emergency/transitional housing and supportive services for veterans struggling with addictions, mental illness, PTSD, traumatic brain injuries and physical limitations. 

PBSC Services

1. College-wide Counseling Center 

  • Available on all campuses, call 561-868-3980 to schedule an appointment.

2. Panther Pantry 

  • 10 Lbs of food per week FREE to all enrolled PBSC students 
  • LW Campus SCA-105 / 561-868-3980

3. Panther Empowerment Center

  • LW Campus PG 116 /561-868-3905

4. Panther Closet 

5. Course Reserves: Textbooks

  • The College’s top 25 enrolled course textbooks are available to use in the Library’s 3rd floor (for 2 hours) by showing your Panther Card.