Supportive Services and Transitional Housing for Homeless Veterans in Indiana
In partnership with the Veterans Administration (VA) and referring agencies, Volunteers of America Indiana provides case management, financial support, employment services, and programs to honorably discharged United States homeless veterans. All veteran programs provide help to facilitate individuals and/or veteran families 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.
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 Monet Orr, Program Coordinator, at email@example.com or call 317.686.9858 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, Regional Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org 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, Regional Program Director, at email@example.com for more information or call 260.387.5295.
"At Safe Haven I learned that I'm not a bad person for being homeless."
Supportive Services for Homeless 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 in Central Indiana call 855-332-VETS (8387). For more information in Southern Indiana, call 855-840-4862.
SSVF Service Areas include the following Indiana counties: Bartholomew, Brown, Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Grant, Harrison, Johnson, Knox, Lawrence, Marion, Monroe, Morgan, Orange, Perry, Pike, Posey, Shelby, Spencer, Vanderburgh, Warrick, and Washington.
Employment Assistance for Homeless Veterans
HOMELESS VETERAN REINTEGRATION PROGRAM
The Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program (HVRP) is offered in both Fort Wayne and Indianapolis, and is a federal program funded through the US Department of Labor. It focuses on identifying and addressing barriers to employment faced by veterans who are either homeless or facing eviction in 14 days.
For more information about the program in Fort Wayne, contact Terrell Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or 260-498-2263. For more information about the program in Indianapolis, contact Rhonda Weaver at email@example.com or 1-855-332-8387.
"Whenever I walked into the HVRP office and sat down, how can I help was always the first thing I heard. And knowing that I had that, was a safety net for me that helped me feel hopeful."
For additional information regarding any of Volunteers of America's veteran services in Indiana contact Larcina Hicks, Division Director of Veteran Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317.938.3889.
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.