Finding Inspiration in Every Turn

Lauren Andrade got the idea for SVV, which has locations in Waxahachie and Palmer, a decade ago when she herself was still a soldier.

“When I got back from Iraq in 2010, within six months about three of the soldiers I was deployed with were homeless. I couldn’t do much to help them, but I decided if I ever had the means I would do this,” she recalled.

The mission of SVV is simple, to provide housing to homeless veterans. Currently, they house nine, which includes two children and two spouses who are not veterans themselves.

“We aren’t a weekly or monthly thing. We can be permanent (Vietnam veterans seem to choose this option, she said). We’ve graduated one family of four, and one family (veteran and his daughter) in the last two years,” Andrade said.

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Building a House


Serenity Veterans Village Tiny Homes

What is a tiny house? 

A typical American home is approximately 2,600 square feet and the typical small or tiny house is a home with square footage is between 100 and 400 square feet. They all enable simpler living in a smaller, more efficient space.

We welcome our Heroes

By providing our custom build tiny houses for veterans as a place of comfort, stress-free with a peaceful view. 


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