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Capital One Helps Fund New Behavioral Health Website


Contact: David Burch
Volunteers of America
(703) 341-5054 or

Capital_20One_20Investing_20for_20Good.jpgAlexandria, VA. (November 19, 2014) – Because of a generous grant provided by Capital One, Volunteers of America has now launched a new online portal that will allow it to better connect with consumers seeking the organization's behavior and mental health services nationwide.

The site ( provides a single access point for potential clients to find information on services offered by Volunteers of America affiliates in 10 markets: Baton Rouge, La.; Brunswick, Maine; Indianapolis; Lanham, Md.; Louisville, Ky.; New Orleans; San Diego; Sheridan, Wyo.; Shreveport, La.; and Sioux Falls, S.D.

“We are tremendously grateful to Capital One for making this new online portal a reality," said Volunteers of America National President Mike King. “With Capital One's support, Volunteers of America has built a solid foundation for its 28 affiliates with behavioral health services. We hope this new site will allow us to help many more vulnerable people who need our services."

The new “micro-site" is directed at consumers to showcase Volunteers of America as a recognized leader in behavioral health and social services in response to health care reform. It features the organization and its affiliates' capabilities in behavioral health services and link web visitors to appropriate affiliates and services.

As one of the nation's largest and oldest nonprofit providers of housing and services to vulnerable people, Volunteers of America serves approximately 30,000 people in its behavior health programs annually. Currently, on-site supportive services include a wide range of behavioral health services and linkages to community services. Volunteers of America faces a unique challenge in that services are provided nationwide, yet services are developed and operated by affiliates in response to local needs. The new behavioral health site provides an attractive, easy-to-use resource for managed care administrators and the general public to learn more about services and to connect with an appropriate service provider in their area.

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Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need live healthy, safe and productive lives. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including veterans, seniors, people with disabilities, at-risk youth, men and women returning from prison, homeless individuals and families, those recovering from addictions and many others. Through hundreds of human service programs, including housing and health care, Volunteers of America helps almost 2.5 million people in over 400 communities. Our work touches the mind, body, heart and ultimately the spirit of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services.