Homeless & Housing Services

Across Kentucky, our broad menu of programs serve homeless families, women with disabilities and their children, and pregnant and parenting women by providing housing and intensive case management. Proven therapeutic techniques are used to help clients enhance life skills and achieve the goals of safe, affordable, permanent housing and self-sufficiency. Click on any program name for a fact sheet in PDF format

Collaborative Housing Program
Volunteers of America’s Collaborative Housing Initiative is an innovative partnership between many local agencies dedicated to helping chemically dependent, mentally ill, or dually-diagnosed individuals build stable housing and lives. A permanent housing project that includes both a housing subsidy and case management, the Collaborative Housing Initiative provides case management and financial assistance.
Call (502) 634-5584 for more information.

Eviction Prevention Program
Volunteers of America’s Eviction Prevention Program stabilizes resident families and individuals living in Louisville Metro Housing Authority Properties by preventing evictions through financial assistance, crisis intervention, mediation, and collaborations with other service providers.
Call (502) 568-1438 for more information.
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Family Emergency Shelter
Since 1984, Volunteers of America’s Family Emergency Shelter has responded to the growing population of homeless families in Louisville, Kentucky. The program provides safe emergency shelter for families who become homeless due to a wide range of factors. The shelter's hallmark is a commitment to serving the whole family in one location. The program also provides individualized case management, housing placement, and other services to help families transition back to the community and become self-sufficient.
Call (502) 636-0816 for more information.
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Family Housing Program
Volunteers of America’s Lexington Family Housing Program is a scattered-site, neighborhood-based transitional housing program for homeless and marginally-housed families. Through a partnership with the Lexington Housing Authority, the program provides housing vouchers for a 12-month lease while the family receives case management services that include setting goals such as securing permanent housing, finding employment, enrolling in school, and taking care of children’s needs. 
Call (859) 254-3469 ext: 234 or e-mail voahousing@voaky.org for more information. 

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Family Follow-Up
Volunteers of America’s Family Follow-Up Program serves homeless families who are transitioning from homelessness into permanent housing. The Family Follow-Up Program (FUP) began in 1989 and provides six months of case management in the home to stabilize families and prevent their return to homelessness.
Call (502) 634-5584 for more information.

Family Transitional Housing
Volunteers of America’s Transitional Housing Program began in 1987. Recognizing the need to build a bridge between homelessness and permanent housing, the Transitional Housing Program offers families a place to live for up to two years after leaving the Volunteers of America of Kentucky's Family Emergency Shelter, as well as case management and housing placement services.
For more information, call (502) 634-5598 in Louisville.

Permanent Supportive Housing
Volunteers of America’s Lexington Permanent Supportive Housing Program provides scattered-site housing for women with mental and physical disabilities who are homeless. With the goal of integration into the community, the program offers safe, affordable housing, access to community resources, and life skills training. Domestic violence survivors receive priority for admission into this program.
Call (859) 254-3469 ext: 234 or e-mail voahousing@voaky.org for more information.

Specialized Housing
Volunteers of America provides permanent, safe, affordable housing for low-income seniors at two complexes in the Louisville area. Although residents live independently, community rooms, regular activities, and on-site staff provide opportunities for socialization and help facilitate a support network among residents. In addition, Volunteers of America provides housing for low-income persons with severe mental illness at our Woodgreen Apartments.

Spanish Cove: (502) 491-3610
South Oaks: (502) 995-4497

Woodgreen Apartments: (502) 361-8859