Veteran Advancement Programs
In November of 2019, the DAV Dept. of MA Service Fund Inc. merged and assumed responsibility of Veteran Homestead Inc. which has been running sober-living and transitional housing programs for veterans since the 1990s. Since having combined, the knowledge and expertise of the organization has soared to new heights providing even more support and services to this vulnerable population. The housing and program service models have been proven effective with past and present participants. Now renamed as the Veteran Advancement Program of the DAV Dept. of MA Service Fund Inc., we are still operating the programs Veteran Homestead Inc. initiated to include: long term and transitional sober-living, supportive care, affordable housing programs-Hero and Armistice Houses of Leominster, as well as the affordable transitional housing program in Gardner for veterans seeking higher education and attend college.
More information and updates about these programs to come as we continue this transition to expand our services.
We kindly request your patience as you await our response. Please understand we receive a substantial amount of inquiries via phone and email regarding housing services for homeless and other veterans of North Central Massachusetts as well as other areas and states. Our hope to expand services to help more veterans will help to fill the gap in placement of homeless veterans as well as addressing the growing need for suicide prevention and assistance with opioid/substance use disorders and mental health in our locality. A member of the team will get back to you as soon as possible.
To support the Veteran Advancement Program of the DAV Dept. of MA Service Fund Inc., checks may be mailed to:
DAV Dept. of MA Service Fund Inc.
3 Victory Lane
Gardner, MA 01440
For memorial donations, please write the name of the individual(s) being honored and remembered on the check.
DAV of MA is not allowed to accept donations online. If you wish to make a credit card donation, please email Terry Mate.
All monetary amounts are welcome and greatly appreciated.