A New Beginning for Veterans
"Volunteers of America has been outstanding with my growth. They have pushed me beyond my limits. Just when I thought I was going to fall, VOA reached down and picked me up" - Vickie, Veteran and client
How We Support Veterans
Helping Veterans discover their full potential and achieve their dreams is the program model for our Veterans.
How does VOA Illinois partner with Veterans?
- Intake: We encourage you to call or visit our office to begin your personalized service plan with our Intake Specialist.
- Support: We are a team of trusted professionals that will help connect you with needed services. We have a community of staff ready to work with wherever you are in life.
- Employment Readiness: Help with skills needed for employment readiness.
- Stability: We partner with you to build bridges into your new life and provide life skills classes to support long-term stability.
Are you a military member or Veteran looking to head back to school and pursue a college education? Visit this 2022 guide for more information.
Do you know a Veteran who is experiencing dementia and looking for resources to assist with memory care? Visit the Memory Care Resources for Veterans guide for more information.
Hope Manor I
West Humboldt Park, Chicago
Hope Manor I provides immediate housing for up to 50 Veterans in need of intensive services
Hope Manor I provides immediate housing for up to 50 Veterans in need of intensive services at the point of referral and affordable housing with rental support for up to 30 Veterans who require less intensive services but longer-term rental assistance.
Hope Manor II
Hope Manor II is one of the first large scale, supportive housing developments in the country
Hope Manor II is one of the first large scale, supportive housing developments in the country specifically designed for Veterans with families. Here, we provide a campus-style development for 73 Veterans with families, including studio apartments, 1, 2, and 3-bedroom apartments and 4-bedroom townhomes. Hope Manor II provides a healthy and vibrant community with immediate access to our services that improve the quality of life for Veterans and their families.
Hope Manor Joliet
Hope Manor Joliet is similar in design to Hope Manor II and provides a campus-style development
Hope Manor Joliet is similar in design to Hope Manor II and provides a campus-style development serving 67 Veteran - headed households. It is the only supportive housing campus for Veterans with families in Will County.
Hope Manor Village
Hope Manor Village is based on a very simple premise: high-quality, affordable housing
Hope Manor Village is based on a very simple premise: high-quality, affordable housing creates healthy homes. Hope Manor Village brings affordable, high-quality rental properties and homeownership opportunities immediately surrounding the Hope Manor II campus. Hope Manor Village consists of 16 buildings containing 36, two-bedroom apartments.
Melrose Park, Illinois
Hope Hall was created in collaboration with the Hines VA Medical Center and is based on the "safe
Hope Hall was created in collaboration with the Hines VA Medical Center and is based on the "safe haven" residential model for reaching the most at-risk and chronically homeless Veterans. Hope Hall provides safe housing and intensive services for up to 14 male or female Veterans who are homeless and struggling with mental health issues, addiction, or both.
Support Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
At VOA Illinois we offer a comprehensive program for Veterans who are struggling, in crisis
At VOA Illinois we offer a comprehensive program for Veterans who are struggling, in crisis or at-risk of serious instability in their lives. The program provides Veterans with the support, resources, and hope they need to successfully win the "war" that often follows many soldiers home.
- If you are a Veteran in need of help, please contact us at:
- Phone: 312-564-2300
- Other Services Provided by VOA Illinois
- Youth Services
- Frail Elderly