This can be an overwhelming time of year, with the hustle and bustle of Christmas and the joy of seeing family and friends. But at these moments, it's more important than ever to take a minute to remember the least among us. Your support on #GivingTuesday will do just that. Please take a minute to support those for whom Christmas is just another day trying to survive.
It is our privilege to work with the men and women who served this country.
Veterans: Contact us toll-free statewide by calling 877-509-VETS
Volunteers of America has been working with our nation's veterans since World War I. In Michigan, no private provider serves more. An overview of what we provide:
Veterans Housing: Veterans are welcomed to programs that provide case management, employment assistance and physical and mental health services of the VA Medical Hospitals. Eighty percent who complete the program return to independent living. Detroit (313) 463-7065.
Veterans Employment: Comprehensive employment and training program services designed to address employment barriers with coordinated case management. A continuum of supportive services are provided, giving homeless veterans the ability to participate in job skills training programs while meeting their basic needs. Serving 32 counties across the state. Call (877) 509-8387 with questions.
Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF): Help for very low-income veterans and their families to prevent homelessness, or rapidly rehouse those who already are homeless. Case management and legal assistance, in addition to direct aid with rent, utilities, moving costs, etc. Serving 14 counties across the state. Call (877) 509-8387 with questions.