Helping Veterans and Families, more commonly known as HVAF, is an organization that is working to end homelessness among veterans. Through a unique partnership with U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs and many community organizations, they provide housing and re-integration services for homeless veterans and programs to prevent at-risk veterans from becoming homeless.
HVAF operates 13 distinct housing properties across Indianapolis. They also have employment specialist who help veterans obtain employment. They offer a food and necessities pantry that helps provide clothing, hygiene products, and food items as well as engage in activities to raise awareness to the needs of veterans.
Their outreach services touch over 200 homeless veterans a week. They also launched Supportive Services for Veteran Families designed to help families reach stability through case management and financial assistance.
For more information, please go to www.hvaf.org