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Veteran Services

Housing and supportive services for those who served us

Need Help? Call (855) 332-VETS.

Supportive Services and Shelter for Homeless Veterans in Indiana

In partnership with the Veterans Administration (VA) and referring agencies, Volunteers of America Indiana's Veteran Services provide case management, financial support, employment services, and other services to honorably discharged United States homeless veterans. All veteran programs provide help to facilitate individuals and/or veteran families to become more self-sufficient.

Are you a homeless veteran who needs help? If you're in central Indiana, call (855) 332-VETS (8387). If you're in southern Indiana, call (855) 840-4VOA. If you're in northwestern Indiana, call (260) 755-6154. If you're not in any of those locations, call (800) 273-8255.

According to a December 2011 survey, 67,495 veterans are homeless on any given night and twice as many experience homelessness during a year.

Transitional Housing and Shelter for Homeless Veterans

Brandon Hall, Indianapolis

Case management and 49 beds are provided as part of the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) and Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Contract Residential Programs. Read Lester's story to learn more about how Brandon Hall serves homeless veterans. Contact Nicoel Maxey at or call 317.686.9841 for more information.

Liberty Landing, Fort Wayne

Case management and 40 beds are provided for veterans transitioning out of homelessness as part of the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program. Contact David Wilson at for more information or call 260.755.6154.

The Richard Lugar Safe Haven for Veterans, Fort Wayne

The 25-bed Safe Haven is a specialized version of the Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Contractual Residential Program, funded by the Veterans Administration. As a 'Housing First' program veterans do not need to make an initial commitment to sobriety/substance free living, but are expected to work with their case manager toward a lifestyle conducive to stable housing. Learn how this program embraces a harm reduction model. Contact David Wilson at for more information or call 260.387.5295.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program

Through the SSVF program, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs aims to improve the housing stability of very low-income veteran families by providing intensive case management and assisting participants to obtain VA and other community benefits. Veterans can be connected with benefits such as vocational and rehabilitation counseling, job training and educational assistance, health care referral, transportation, legal service referral, child care and other services. For more information call 855-332-VETS (8387). Read Roberta's story to learn more about how SSVF helped her and her family.

SSVF Service Areas include the following Indiana counties: Bartholomew, Brown, Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Marion, Monroe, Morgan, Perry, Pike, Posey, Shelby, Spencer, Vanderburgh and Warrick.

Employment Assistance

Homeless veteran reintegration program - Fort Wayne

The Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program (HVRP) is a federal program funded through the US Department of Labor. It focuses on identifying and addressing barriers to employment faced by chronically homeless veterans in Allen County (greater Fort Wayne). For more information, contact Clauzette Moss at or by telephone at 260-498-2263.

"Volunteers of America gave me the tools I needed to regain my life."

Our Partnership with the Home Depot Foundation

Volunteers of America is proud to partner with the Home Depot Foundation. The Home Depot Foundation has funded supportive projects for the veterans we serve in our Liberty Landing and Safe Haven facilities located in Fort Wayne, as well as veterans at our Brandon Hall facility located in Indianapolis. The Home Depot Foundation is committed to ensuring that every U.S. military veteran has a safe place to call home. Learn more by visiting The Home Depot Foundation.

Lincoln Apartments

This apartment complex has 75 units at subsidized prices for veterans. It is a brand new and beautiful building conveniently located by a Kroger, Family Dollar, and bus stops. We provide a case manager at Lincoln Apartments if any of the veterans there encounter any sort of barriers to continual progression. For more information visit their website.