The Mission of Three Oaks Center’s Southern MD Veterans Initiative is to raise awareness of and solve problems facing veterans and their families by providing necessary services and follow-on support through local community agencies so that no one has to be homeless.

Our vision is a vital community support system that facilitates the success of, paves the way to self-sufficiency for, or improves the lives of veterans and their families.

Programs for Veterans

Three Oaks Center now offers case management and limited financial assistance for veterans and their families to help end or prevent homelessness.  Three Oaks Center’s case advocates provide an organized, structured method for moving participants through the process of change and toward the goal of self-sufficiency. Services available under the Supportive Services for Veterans Families Programs includes:

Case Management: 

  • Comprehensively assess individual needs and situations

  • Create a service plan to achieve housing and financial stability

  • Provide linkages to community partners and essential resources

  • Monitor progress toward goals and reevaluate service plans as needed

  • Provide advocacy in the local community and at the Veterans Administration Facility to meet the needs of veterans and their families.

Temporary Cash Assistance:

  • Rent fees

  • Utility fees

  • Security or utility deposits

  • Moving Costs

  • Purchase of emergency supplies

  • Transportation

  • Child Care

Referrals and Eligibility

If you are making a referral, please fill out the referral form.

Eligible SSVF veterans:

  • At least 1 day of active military service

  • Discharge other than dishonorable

  • Very low income

  • Housing situation must be:

  • At imminent risk of becoming homeless

  • Newly homeless (within the past three months)

  • Homeless but schedule to be rehoused (within three months)

Stand Down

Join us for a Veterans Stand Down Day!

Friday, May 19, 2017
9am until 3pm
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center
44219 Airport Rd, California, MD 20619

This is a one day event to provide support and services for ALL Southern Maryland veterans and their families (including homeless and disabled veterans).

Sample services include: medical and dental screenings, employment services, social, legal and more...

To participate, please call 301-863-9535 x116 or email

Information can also be found on our events page by clicking here.

To register for the Stand Down prior to the day of the event, please complete and return the participant registration form below.  Please return all completed forms to or drop off at Three Oaks Center at 46905 Lei Drive, Lexington Park, MD 20653.

Additional Resources for Veterans: