Locations

State Veterans’ Homes

To get directions please click on the name of the State Veterans’ Home

The Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs operates six skilled nursing facilities and one assisted living facility. All facilities are licensed by the Agency for Health Care Administration and inspected annually by AHCA and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The homes are supervised round the clock by registered and licensed nurses. Under the IRS tax code, monetary donations to specific state veterans’ homes are tax deductible. Per Florida Statutes, all such donations are to be used for the benefit of the home and its residents. You may also support the State Homes for Veterans Trust Fund by making a $1 contribution when renewing your Driver License. Let the clerk know you’re a veteran.

Veterans’ Assisted Living Facility

  • Robert H. Jenkins Jr. Veterans’ Domiciliary Home in Lake City – The Robert H. Jenkins Jr. Veterans’ Domiciliary Home in Lake City (Columbia County) opened to residents in 1990. The recently renovated 150-bed Assisted Living Facility Provides a special combination of housing, personalized supportive services and incidental medical care to eligible veterans. Veterans must be able to feed and dress themselves and in need of assisted living care. Call (386) 758-0600 for more information. Address: 751 SE Sycamore Terrace, Lake City, FL 32025.     Brochure

Nursing Homes

  • Emory L. Bennett State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Daytona Beach – The Emory L. Bennett State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Daytona Beach (Volusia County) opened to residents in 1993. The recently renovated 120-bed facility provides skilled nursing care to its veteran residents. Call (386) 274-3460 for more information. Address: 1920 Mason Avenue, Daytona Beach, FL 32117.    Brochure
  • Baldomero Lopez State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Land O’ Lakes – The Baldomero Lopez State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Land O’ Lakes (Pasco County) opened to residents in 1999. The 120-bed facility provides skilled nursing care and can accommodate 60 residents with dementia/Alzheimer’s disease. Call (813) 558-5000 for more information. Address: 6919 Parkway Boulevard, Land O’ Lakes, FL 34639.     Brochure
  • Alexander “Sandy” Nininger Veterans’ Nursing Home in Pembroke Pines – The Alexander “Sandy” Nininger Veterans’ Nursing Home in Pembroke Pines (Broward County) opened to residents in 2001. The 120-bed facility offers skilled nursing care and can accommodate 60 residents with dementia/Alzheimer’s disease. Call (954) 985-4824 for more information. Address: 8401 West Cypress Drive, Pembroke Pines, FL 33025.     Brochure
  • Clifford C. Sims State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Panama City – The Clifford C. Sims State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Panama City (Bay County) opened to residents in 2003. The 120-bed facility offers skilled nursing care and can accommodate 60 residents with dementia/Alzheimer’s disease. Call (850) 747-5401 for more information. Address: 4419 Tram Road, Panama City, FL 32404.    Brochure
  • Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Port Charlotte – The Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Port Charlotte (Charlotte County) opened to residents in 2004. The 120-bed facility offers skilled nursing care and can accommodate 60 residents with dementia/Alzheimer’s disease. Call (941) 613-0919 for more information. Address: 21281 Grayton Terrace, Port Charlotte, FL 33954.    Brochure
  • Clyde E. Lassen State Veterans’ Nursing Home in St. Augustine – The Clyde E. Lassen State Veterans’ Nursing Home in St. Augustine (St. Johns County) opened to residents in 2010. The 120-bed facility offers skilled nursing care and can accommodate 60 residents with dementia/Alzheimer’s disease. Call (904) 940-2193 for more information. Address: 4650 State Road 16, St. Augustine, FL 32092.    Brochure
  • Ardie R. Copas State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Port St. Lucie – The Ardie R. Copas State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Port St. Lucie (St. Lucie County) is in the final planning stages with an anticipated ground breaking in the first half of 2018. The 120-bed facility will offer skilled nursing care and can accommodate 60 residents with dementia/Alzheimer’s disease. For more information, call (727) 518-3202, Ext. 5562.  Brochure

Resident Admission: Basic admission requirements for all state veterans’ homes include an honorable discharge, state residency prior to admission, and certification of need of assisted living or skilled nursing care as determined by a VA physician. For more information call (727) 518-3202 Ext. 5562.

Employment: Our State Veterans’ Homes enjoy Five Star and Gold Seal ratings for the care they provide. You can come to work each day knowing your residents are receiving the best care possible. You can come to work knowing you will work with state-of-the-art technology and equipment to help you do your job well. You’ll be part of a team that improves quality of life for our veteran residents. For employment opportunities, call the FDVA Human Resources Office at (727) 518-3202, Ext. 5533 or visit the People First website at https://jobs.myflorida.com/joblist.html.


For 24-hour counsel, call the National Veteran Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. You are NOT alone!