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  • Helping Homeless Teens Become Independent

    Volunteers of America Colorado’s Bannock Youth Center helps homeless youth, not only find a place to live, but also work towards gaining skills to allow them to live independently. Teens like Rhetta Grey who had lived in over a dozen different places in two years and was struggling to finish high school.

  • Transitional Living Facility Residents Become Artists

    At the Luhman Center for Supportive Living, a Volunteers of America Southwest transitional living facility for male adults with mental illness, many have felt a sense of isolation and discouragement as well as a lack of engagement in social activities. In order to break the feeling of alienation among these men, an art program was introduced.

  • Help for a Young Veteran

    Homeless to College Graduate

    Volunteers of America helped Deltric, a young homeless veteran, graduate from college and get his life back on track.

  • From Homelessness to a Master's Degree

    The Impact of The Home Depot Foundation on a Veteran's Life

    With the help of Volunteers of America and The Home Depot Foundation, John Saunders, a veteran, went from homelessness to a Master's Degree.

  • Providing So Much More Than Child Care

    Volunteers of America, Dakotas offers quality, affordable child care for families at all income levels, ensuring the social, emotional and academic development of young children. Learn how, for one family, they provided peace and security during a very traumatic and emotional time.

  • "This place probably saved my life."

    "I am just so grateful to be alive.” - Jason, veteran U.S. Army, Desert Storm

    A veteran of Desert Storm describes how Volunteers of America helped turn his life around.

  • Formerly Homeless Teen Graduates from College

    Former foster youth, Josey, was blindsided by suddenly becoming homeless during her first year of college. A Volunteers of America of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho scholarship she received meant she could use her relentless tenacity to continue taking classes and become one of only 2% of foster youth to graduate from college. Here's her story.

  • "I can breathe again and I know I’m going to be okay.”

    Darlene, a female veteran discusses the transitional housing Volunteers of America provided her.

  • "We Just Didn't Know What to Do"

    In September 2013, Colorado experienced devastating floods, claiming eight lives and 1,882 homes. Immediately following the rains, Larimer county agencies and individuals, including Volunteers of America Colorado Branch, came together to respond.

  • “I was surprised they had a place like this for veterans.”

    Learn how Volunteers of America helped a young Iraq War veteran through our veteran transitional living program.