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Palmetto HousePalmetto House, with its forty-eight rooms, is the largest temporary housing facility in Volusia and Flagler Counties. Its purpose is to facilitate the movement of homeless families and individuals to permanent housing within a reasonable amount of time (usually 24 months). Temporary housing is primarily designed to serve homeless families with children and individuals in accordance with HUD’s Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) programs or functions. Supportive services provided to clients are case management, goal setting, counseling, life skills, alcohol/drug abuse services, mental health service referrals, other related health services referrals, Embassy of Hope assistance, Adult Basic Education, GED, HUD Certified Credit Counseling, Money Management workshop, Small Business Development classes, and permanent housing assistance. Drug screening is mandatory prior to entry and random thereafter. Participants must comply with strict house rules and make progress in meeting their established goals.

For additional information contact:

Michael Coleman, Program Manager
(386) 253-4895
Dan Barton, Assistant Program Manager
(386) 253-4895

E-mail: palmettohouse@gmail.com


  1. Sonja Landry says:

    : am transitioning out of jail and in waiting for my disability checks to restart

  2. mike says:

    I am living at a sober living house but it’s to much drama and people bringing in drugs for me to handle. I got hit with a hospital stay and fell really bbehind on rent and they aren’t working with me at all. Would like to be in daytona anyway due to better job opportunities. Whatwwould be the first step to take to try and get in here

    • lcoonrad says:


      Please contact our Transitional Housing Facility, Palmetto House, in Daytona Beach, Florida for room availability. You can email them at: palmettohouse@gmail.com or by calling 386-253-4895 and ask for Mike, Program Manager or Dan, Assistant Program Manager.

      Thank you

  3. Thomas says:

    Thought was to help homeless etc but you have to pay to get into it… I’m homeless how am I supposed to get money to even get into it…. Let alone have $3 to my name no way to do it… Made no sense

    • lcoonrad says:


      Please contact or visit Palmetto House directly at 336 S. Palmetto Ave., Daytona Beach or call 386-253-4895 to find out if they have programs to assist with housing at the facility and availability of rooms. From time to time they have “scholarship funds” to assist a client entering Palmetto House.

      Thank you

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