VA Program Helps WWII Veterans Get Deported to Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Every night tens of thousands of veterans are homeless in America; hundreds of thousands more face imminent homelessness.

Across the country, VA-funded Veteran Family Support Services (VFSS) programs help end and prevent homelessness for very low-income veterans like Lawrence Blum.

The 99-year-old WWII Navy veteran was facing deportation in Broward County, Florida when he contacted the Purpose Built Families Foundation’s SSVF program, Operation Sacred TrustLast week.

A WWII Navy veteran receives help through the Operation Sacred Trust Supportive Services for Veteran Families program in Fort Lauderdale.

If you are a living veteran or facing homelessness, you can find a VA-funded Veteran Family Support Services program from or by searching for an SSVF program near you. In Broward or Miami-Dade counties, you can reach Operation Sacred Trust at 855-SSVF-411 (855-778-3411) or

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