News & Events
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- Phone: 317-686-9779
August 4, 2016
Clients of Volunteers of America of Indiana in Evansville will get mattresses from Ashley Furniture to fully furnish their new homes.
June 6, 2016
Volunteers of America Indiana received federal funding to start the Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP). It will help homeless veterans overcome homelessness and secure meaningful employment.
March 10, 2016
Through the Second Chance Mentoring Program, Volunteers of America Indiana is offering a volunteer opportunity for people in the community to take action and reduce the re-incarceration rate and improve public safety in Indianapolis.
September 1, 2016
To learn more about the addiction recovery center that Volunteers of America of Indiana provides for mothers with drug and heroin addictions, Congresswoman Brooks toured the Fresh Start Recovery Center.
August 15, 2016
Michelle avidly volunteered with her family and co-workers at the Richard Lugar Safe Haven for homeless veterans for about 1 1/2 years. But it wasn't enough for her, so she decided to start a nonprofit.
July 6, 2016
Operation Backpack in Indianapolis collects donated backpacks and school supplies to give to under-privileged children. The backpacks are distributed to the children of the families in our programs such as Brandon Hall, Theodora House, STRIVE Indy, and Healing Families.
September 23, 2016
On September 20, 2016, Fred Hash donated $25,000 to Lincoln Apartments on behalf of the Multifamily Coalition for Affordable Housing. These funds will be used to provide more services to the previously homeless veterans who live there.
August 26, 2016
This open mic night will provide an opportunity for individuals to share their stories of incarceration.
March 31, 2016
On April 5th 2016, Volunteers of America Indiana will host a roundtable discussion about recidivism and community involvement at the Haughville Branch Public Library in Indianapolis from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Panel members will include volunteer mentors, and staff of Volunteers of America Indiana who have professional experience in reentry services. The event is free and open to the public.
May 13, 2016
Elizabeth participated in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program in Evansville, Max used to live at Brandon Hall in Indianapolis, and Randy found a job through the Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program in Fort Wayne. Watch their stories.
March 7, 2016
Even though Mr. Hatfield spent a lot of time in prison, people in his community still found the compassion to mentor him and teach him how to live a better life.
January 21, 2016
Two participants of the Second Chance Mentoring Program at STRIVE Indy in Indianapolis discuss what they learned and how they benefited from the program.