Check out our latest stories, events, and the best part of the job our success stories.

March 7, 2023

Meet Team HVAF: Employment Specialist Sherry

Q: What do you do at HVAF? A: I provide employment assistance for veterans in need. Q: Why do you like working at HVAF? A: I enjoy the opportunity to help where there is a need, and what better place, than for those who risk […]
March 7, 2023

Message from the CEO: A look back at 30 years of HVAF – and a look to the future!

As you may have heard, HVAF is celebrating 30 years of serving veterans facing homelessness in Central Indiana. This year of reflection has us all looking back on where we’ve been, and planning for an impactful future as we continue in service to Hoosier Heroes. […]
March 7, 2023

See how HVAF has helped Army veteran Dee significantly in just 1 year

After serving as a Warehouse Supply Quartermaster in the U.S. Army for four years, Dee said the transition to civilian life was very difficult. “I don’t know how to describe it to be honest. Drugs came into play a lot,” Dee said. “We weren’t given […]
February 27, 2023

HVAF’s Veterans Villa has given Michael “a family” during cancer battle

Time in the military After losing his job in 1977, Michael decided to enlist in the Army so he could keep his car. He worked as a dispatcher and mechanic until 1980. With February being Black History Month, Michael could not recall any remembrance or […]
February 14, 2023

Marine veteran Pat has volunteered at HVAF since 2012!

After graduating from high school, Pat joined the Marine Corps in order to save money for college. He spent 1969 in Vietnam. “Fortunately, I came home just fine,” Pat said. “I learned a lot.” After the military, Pat attended and graduated from Ball State University […]
February 7, 2023

Meet Team HVAF: Elayne leading the organization’s DEI efforts

Elayne, affectionately known by all staff as “Miss Elayne” has been on Team HVAF for nearly 14 years! After retiring from her teaching career, Elayne began volunteering for HVAF and then worked part-time as a Residential Aide. Since then, she has served as a cook […]
February 7, 2023

Army veteran Berry: “HVAF advocated for me!”

After losing his job due to the company making cuts, Army veteran Berry found himself homeless. Thankfully he found HVAF and was safely housed at Manchester Apartments – one of HVAF’s transitional housing units. After working to overcome barriers with his case manager, he now […]
February 7, 2023

Message from COO: 2022 Outcomes & Black History Month

As we enter the month of February, my hope is that your 2023 year has started off well and you are already reaping the benefits of those resolutions you made at the turn of the year. This time of year allows for some reflection of […]
January 26, 2023

Meet Team HVAF: Mallory

We are so thankful to have Mallory as the VetWorks Employment Specialist and Workforce Development Intake Specialist for HVAF! Get to know Mallory: How long have you worked at HVAF? A little over a year!! How are you specifically helping the VetWorks program? I started […]