Volunteers of America Illinois

47 West Polk Street, Suite 250-2, Chicago, IL 60605


VOA Illinois serves children in foster care, and provides affordable housing for the frail, elderly, and Veterans who are homeless or in serious instability. We are in our second century of service, we are part of a network that is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive human services organization in the United States and we will continue helping America’s most vulnerable for years to come.


US Army WWII Korea USA Military Veteran

Veteran Services

Helping Veterans discover their full potential and achieve their dreams is the program model for our Veterans. 

Volunteering for the Community

Youth Services

We serve more than 200 children every year, helping them secure save, nurturing homes and other important services that ensure happy, healthy lives. 

Senior Adult Man Doing Yardwork


Our supportive, high-quality housing communities provide our elderly residents and younger adults with disabilities, with an opportunity to live with dignity and independence in a place of their own. 

Mom laughing with her son.

Housing Assistance

We provide year-round shelter and housing-focused case management, education training, job training, referral services, behavioral health treatment services and more to men, women, and children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Income Assistance

We offer programs for individuals, families, and Veterans who are struggling, in crisis or at-risk of serious instability in their lives.

Volunteers of America Illinois Foster Care Story

Hear about the incredible and inspiring story of a child who spent over 4,700 days in foster care and recently was adopted into her forever home.

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