• VOA Illinois More Than a Home

    Since 1896, VOA Illinois has been serving individuals and families who need it most, when they need it most, by ensuring they have a place to call home and the support they need to thrive.

  • Ending Veterans Homelessness Initiative

    The Ending Veterans Homelessness Initiative (EVHI) brings together agencies and organizations who are working to ensure that every service member, veteran, and their families have access to stable housing, with a long term goal of eradicate homelessness among veterans in Chicago. For more information visit

  • This is why we do what we do

    Take an inside look at what we do at Volunteers of America of Illinois. From serving Veterans, to children and to the elderly...there are no limits to caring.

  • Hope Manor I Ground Breaking Ceremony

    As the name implies, Hope Manor Apartments is about much more than simply providing housing for Veterans- the goal is to help Veterans change and improve their lives over the long-term by promoting self-sufficiency, building new skills, creating strong support networks and integrating Veterans more positively into community life.

  • Veterans Services

    Watch the stories of Danny, The Jordans and John as they recount their service to our country and how Volunteers of America of Illinois helped support them once back home.

  • Breaking Ground at Hope Manor II

    On June 2014, more than two acres of vacant land in Chicago's South Side Englewood neighborhood transformed into an affordable housing development with services for veterans with families developed by Volunteers of America of Illinois. Gov. Pat Quinn and Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th) kicked off construction of the project with VOA of IL on April 25.

  • Grand Opening of Hope Manor I

    Volunteers of America of Illinois, CBS EcoMedia Inc. ("EcoMedia") and Energizer celebrated the grand opening today of the eco-minded Hope Manor Apartments, a supportive housing development that will provide housing and intensive services to more than 80 veterans a year who are struggling with the transition to civilian life and are dealing with homelessness, unemployment, mental health challenges or addiction.