About VVSD

Veterans Village of San Diego (VVSD)
4141 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92110


VVSD has served all veterans since 1981 and is dedicated to "Leave No One Behind."
With five locations throughout San Diego County, VVSD is the only program of its kind in the United States and is nationally recognized as the leader in serving homeless military veterans. Each year VVSD provides services to more than 2,000 military veterans throughout the County of San Diego.

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 Veterans Village of San Diego and mail to: 4141 Pacific Highway San Diego, CA 92110.

"There is no finer program for homeless veterans in America than VVSD."
Pete Dougherty, national Director of VA Homeless Programs

"VVSD sets the bar," and is the "gold standard of transitional veteran housing."
James Nicholson, former Secretary of Veterans Affairs

"We get more bang for our buck out of Veterans Village than anything else we do, bar none."
Jerry Sanders, former Mayor, City of San Diego

VVSD provides a continuum of care with a full range of comprehensive and innovative services for military veterans that encompasses:

  • Prevention
  • Intervention
  • Rehabilitation
  • Aftercare
VVSD extends assistance to needy and homeless veterans and their families by providing:
  • Substance Abuse Recovery
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Job Training and Job Search Assistance
  • Housing
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Legal Services
In our last program year (through June 30, 2009), VVSD placed over 300 homeless veterans and over 200 other unemployed veterans into long-term jobs with an average starting wage exceeding $13 per hour.