Office for Veterans
The Office for Veterans (OFV) is a division of the Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services for Louisville Metro Government.
The 2023 Week of Valor applications are now being accepted!
The Veterans Community Alliance of Louisville (VCAL) is currently accepting applications for events to be held during the 2023 Mayor’s Week of Valor. Coinciding with Veteran’s Day, Louisville’s 10th Annual Week of Valor celebrates Veterans with a weeklong series of events to honor and commemorate the contributions of our community’s past and present service men and women, Veterans, Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, and their families.
Held November 1-11, 2023, the Week of Valor events will focus on honoring Veteran contributions to their country and facilitating their successful transition back to civilian life. Applicants should propose an organized event or virtual event, motivated by the desire to honor, and serve these valiant men and women in our community. VCAL’s Week of Valor Planning Committee will review all applications and select a variety of events for community-wide celebration and promotion.
If you have an event for the 2023 Week of Valor, please complete the full online application by clicking the link below, by midnight October 15, 2023.
More about Louisville Metro Office for Veterans (OFV)
The Office for Veterans represents the Mayor's Office, providing Veterans 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 providing information on available services through local nonprofit, federal and community business partners to include, referrals for housing, financial assistance, training, and education.
Four basic goals for the Office for Veterans include:
- Provide Advocacy for all Military Veterans in the Louisville Metro Community.
- Provide Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) Programing to eligible Veterans.
- Provide educational opportunities to Veterans concerning their military benefits.
- Provide resources for all Military Veterans who reside in the Louisville Metro Community thru Partnership with the Veteran’s Community Alliance of Louisville (VCAL) and the Kentuckiana Veterans-Community Integration Coalition (KVIC).
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/.
For additional resources, please “click” the following link:
Resources (PDF Document)
An at-a-glance look at our partnering agencies include the following:
Bellarmine University Veterans Services
Kentuckiana Epilepsy Foundation
Coalition for the Homeless
Dogs Helping Heroes
Jefferson County Attorney’s Office, Veteran Treatment Court
Kentucky Career Center
Kentucky Department of Veteran Affairs
Kentucky Paralyzed Veterans of America
National Association for Black Veterans (NABVETS)
Patriots Peace Memorial
Salvation Army Veteran Services
Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard, Louisville, KY
Team RWB Louisville Chapter
U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs.
Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (VAREP)
Volunteers of America Mid-States Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
For more information, call John Miles at 502-574-5748, or contact me via Email.