Office for Veterans

The Office for Veterans (OFV) is a division of the Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services.

Our Purpose
The Louisville Metro Office for Veterans strives to promote community awareness of the sacrifices our Veterans have made, and  provides Veterans in need with knowledge and access to services needed to achieve self-sufficiency and a better quality of life.   The Office for Veterans connects homeless Veterans and honorably discharged Veterans with local resources; and provides information on available services through local nonprofit, federal and community business partners to include referrals for housing, financial assistance, training and education.

Our Promise
Provide an Advocacy and benefit awareness for all Military Veterans in the Louisville Metro community.
Provide Community Service Block Grant( CSBG) programming and supportive services to eligible Veterans.
Provide resources for all Military Veterans who reside in the Louisville Metro community through partnerships with the Veterans Community Alliance of Louisville (VCAL), Veteran Affairs, the Coalition for the Homeless, Volunteers of America Mid-States and various Veteran services.

For more information, local and national news, current and local activities and events as well as, information concerning benefits and resources, please visit and “Like” our Metro Veterans Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/MetroVeterans/.

Other Facebook Pages include:

Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs
Robley Rex VA Medical Center (Louisville, KY)
USA Cares
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Community Alliance of Louisville

Resources

John Miles, Veteran Coordinator
Office for Veterans, 502-574-5748
Contact me via Email

Coalition for the Homeless
502-637-2337

Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV)
502-287-4178

Volunteers of America Supportive Services for Veterans Families
502-384-0868

Louisville VET Center
502-287-6710
www.vetcenter.va.gov

Crisis Line – 1-800-237-8255

VCAL Resource Website
http://vcalouisville.org


Our partnering agencies include the following:

  • Air Force Association
  • Coalition for the Homeless
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Kentuckiana
  • Honor Flight Bluegrass
  • Humana
  • Jefferson County Attorney’s Office Veteran’s Treatment Court
  • Kentucky-Indiana Chapter Paralyzed Veterans of America
  • Kentucky Army National Guard
  • NAACP Veterans Committee
  • National Association for Black Veterans (NABVETS)
  • U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Robley Rex Medical Center (HUD VASH Program)
  • USA Cares
  • Veteran’s Club
  • Volunteer of America Mid-States Veteran Services

For more information, call John Miles, Coordinator of Louisville Metro Office for Veterans at 502-574-5748, or contact me via Email.


Mayor's Week of Valor 2019

Mayor Greg Fischer’s Week of Valor is a series of events to honor and celebrate the contributions and sacrifices of active-duty military, veterans, and their families. The 2019 Week of Valor will be held from November 1-11. Events will focus on honoring Veteran contributions to their country and facilitating their successful transition back to civilian life.

If you would like to propose an event to be included in the 2019 Week of Valor, please complete the full online application by clicking HERE.  Applications are due by midnight on October 6, 2019.

Also, a copy of your event flyer, organization logo, and any other promotional items must be provided by the October 6 deadline in order to be included on the Week of Valor marketing materials. They can be uploaded at the same time as your application or forwarded by email to me HERE.

The Veterans Community Alliance of Louisville's (VCAL) Week of Valor Committee will review all applications and select a variety of events for community-wide celebration and promotion.  Click here to read the full application letter.