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Contact Information Edit

Program Name:  Healthcare for Homeless Veterans
10770 North 46th Street
Suite A-400 Tampa, FL  33617

Main Phone:  (813) 979-3559  

Front Desk/Receptionist:  (813) 979-3556   Outreach

(813) 610-5413    (813) 610-5879   

Fax number:  (813) 228-2857
E-Mail address:  mary.shabom@va.gov
Internet Site:  http://www.appc1.va.gov/homeless/


Mailing Information Edit

Agency Name & Mailing address:  HEALTHCARE FOR HOMELESS VETERANS
10770 NORTH 46TH STREET
SUITE A-400
TAMPA, FL   33617

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Program Information Edit

Eligibility requirements:  Veterans
Information last updated:  3/5/2008
Controlling agency  James A. Haley Veterans Hospital
Accessibility:  ADA compliant
Transportation:  Within 5 blocks of bus stop
In-Home Services Provided
Self Payment
Malpractice Insurance
Sliding Fee Scale
Pro Bono Services
Payment Assistance
Hillsborough Healthcare
Medipass
Accepts Medicaid
Accepts Medicare
Accepts HMO/PPO
Accepts Tricare
Accepts Mcaid/Mcare Only
Accepts Most Insurance
Minimum Sliding Fee Scale:  0
AKA: 
Hours of operation:  7:30am-4pm Monday-Friday
Fees charged:  N/A
Intake procedure:  Call
Area served:  Hillsborough County
Languages spoken or available:  English


Service Description Edit

Assessment, referral to VA and community for treatment and assistance. Veterans with dishonorable discharges will be referred elsewhere.

VA offers a wide array of special programs and initiatives specifically designed to help homeless veterans live as self-sufficiently and independently as possible. In fact,VA is the only Federal agency that provides substantial hands-on assistance directly to homeless persons. Although limited to veterans and their dependents, VA's major homeless-specific programs constitute the largest integrated network of homeless treatment and assistance services in the country.

VA's specialized homeless veterans treatment programs have grown and developed since they were first authorized in 1987. The programs strive to offer a continuum of services that include:

aggressive outreach to those veterans living on streets and in shelters who otherwise would not seek assistance;
clinical assessment and referral to needed medical treatment for physical and psychiatric disorders, including substance abuse;
long-term sheltered transitional assistance, case management, and rehabilitation;
employment assistance and linkage with available income supports; and supported permanent housing.


Other Services Offered by this Program: Edit

Health Care; Health Insurance- Adults; Homeless Services- Not Shelter; Insurance; Medical Care; Military; Shelter; Veterans;


Program Events: Edit

Kcappello 19:03, April 12, 2012 (UTC) - Updated Categories

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