Media Release

2014 Homeless Veteran Stand Down Event

Thursday, August 28, 2014 11:15 AM
homeless veteran stand down

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Community Support Services’ Division of Veteran Services in collaboration with many local community organizations is hosting the 2014 Homeless Veteran Stand Down event at the Martin Luther King Junior Center (1028 NE 14th Street, Gainesville) on Thursday, September 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Resources that are planned on being available include housing assistance, VA enrollment, clothing resources, VA claims assistance, legal assistance, SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamp) information, medical screenings and inoculations, social services, government surplus and others.

For more information, contact Alachua County Veteran Services Director, Kim Smith at 352-264-6740 or


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).