Frequently Asked Questions
QUESTION: HOW DO I/MY RELATIVE/MY FRIEND BECOME A RESIDENT OF FIVE STAR
Answer: The steps to apply for residency at Five STAR are as follows:
Must be a veteran with an Honorable or General Under Honorable discharge.
Must provide a DD-214, picture ID, and a police background check.
Complete the Five STAR application
Applicant will be interviewed by staff
Staff reviews all information and determines best option for the applicant. This could mean a referral to another organization, higher level of care, etc. Accepted applicants will be welcomed and assigned a room.
QUESTION: DO YOU OFFER MENTAL WELLNESS/HEALTH SERVICES?
Answer: Our on-site Counselor provides services to Residents. The Counselor can provide limited support to other veterans and active duty personnel (including appropriate referrals).
QUESTION: HOW DO I FIND OUT WHAT VA BENEFITS I CAN APPLY FOR?
Answer: The full range of benefits you may be eligible for can be found on the VA website.
QUESTION: WHAT IS THE VA MISSION ACT AND HOW DOES IT APPLY TO ME?
Answer: The Act strengthens the VA’s ability to deliver high quality care at VA facilities, virtually through telehealth, and in your community.
QUESTION: CAN FIVE STAR PROVIDE FOOD FOR LOCAL VETERANS?
Answer: Yes, individuals must provide picture ID and proof of veteran status. Food bags are provided no more than once a month per individual.
QUESTION: DO YOU HAVE A VOLUNTEER PROGRAM AT FIVE STAR? HOW DO I APPLY?
Answer: Five STAR always welcomes individual and corporate volunteers to aid us in supporting our veterans. Please call us at 904-723-5950 to learn more or apply.