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A history rich with kindness

We are Volunteers of America

We are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service with nearly 1,000 paid, professional employees dedicated to helping people reach their full potential and build a brighter future.

Volunteers of America is a ministry of service dedicated to helping people reach their full potential.

Through thousands of human services programs, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana helps more than 23,000 people from 65 program locations in 16 communities across the region.

Volunteers of America is a national, non-profit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. Through thousands of human services programs, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America helps nearly 1.3 million people across the country. Established locally in 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America’s most vulnerable groups, including low-income seniors, veterans, homeless individuals and families, men and women returning home after incarceration, and those recovering from addictions.

Agency administrative offices are located in Columbus and Indianapolis with program offices there and in Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dayton, Mansfield, Sandusky, and Toledo, Ohio, as well as Columbus, Evansville, Ft. Wayne, Gary, Marion, Terre Haute, and Winchester, Indiana.

Learn more about the Core Values that are most important to our work and help guide us in all that we do: respect & trust, integrity, ministry of service, and creativity & innovation. Only by upholding these Core Values and honoring our legacy of mercy and compassion can we continue to offer hope to the individuals and communities we serve.

We are an accredited organization, meeting international standards for quality according to the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF). Accreditation demonstrates that our organization values the input of our clients and is accountable to the community.