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Recent News

Volunteers of America breaks ground on $6 million addiction recovery center in downtown Louisville
WDRB, April 13, 2017

Volunteers of America breaks ground on new facility
WHAS11, April 13, 2017

Amid Louisville's heroin battle, Volunteers of America expands treatment programs
WFPL, April 13, 2017

Volunteers of America breaking ground on new addiction treatment facility in Old Louisville
Insider Louisville, April 10, 2017

Volunteers of America plans $6M Old Louisville project to address opioid crisis
Courier-Journal, April 7, 2017

Who's on top? County health rankings released
Courier-Journal, March 29, 2017

Kentucky has twice U.S. rate of drug-dependent babies
Courier-Journal, January 14, 2017

Beshear opens Hope Gallery art exhibit; features paintings from Volunteers of America children
KYForward.com, December 23, 2016

Poverty still darkens lives of Kentucky kids
Courier-Journal, December 4, 2016

VOA plans expansion amidst heroin crisis
Courier-Journal, November 7, 2016

How Volunteers of America plans to use an Old Louisville building it just bought
Louisville Business First, November 3, 2016

Beam: Increasing awareness of HIV prevention drug
Courier-Journal, July 31, 2016

New program offers support for expectant moms
Courier-Journal, July 28, 2016

AG announces $700,000 donation to Freedom House
Courier-Journal, June 12, 2016

Freedom House gets grant to free families from addiction
WHAS, June 12, 2016

Heroin's grip: Epidemic scars generation of kids
Courier-Journal, June 12, 2016

In 3 years, Louisville homeless down 23%
Courier-Journal May 17, 2016

Federal funding cut to housing for domestic violence victims, homeless
WLKY May 17, 2016

Letter | Cuts in homeless funding decried
Courier Journal May 13, 2016

Sen. McConnell addresses heroin epidemic
WHAS, March 22, 2016

Sen. Mitch McConnell pushing bill to fund drug addiction prevention, treatment, enforcement
WDRB, March 22, 2016

Bipartisan bill will help Ky. fight pill and heroin addiction
Courier-Journal, March 10, 2016

Comment | Seniors lack affordable housing
Courier-Journal February 23, 2016

Volunteers of America rolls out HIV Services Center for Louisville, Southern Indiana
WDRB, February 2, 2016

More services offered for those affected by HIV
WLKY, February 2, 2016

Inside the needle exchange — the frontline of Louisville's battle against heroin
Insider Louisville, December 10, 2015

Veterans | Mayor's week of valor
Courier Journal, October 31, 2015

Veterans | VOA helps addicted, homeless
Courier Journal, October 31, 2015

Kentucky Lawmakers Aren't Finished Targeting Heroin Abuse
WFPL, October 26, 2015

Louisville Metro Department of Public Health is expanding the city's syringe exchange program to a second location
WFPL, October 15, 2015

Littlest victims of America's heroin addiction
CBS News, September 9, 2015

Power of 1 Breakfast
Voice-Tribune, September 16, 2015

Humana Foundation provides grant to help care for mothers struggling with addiction
Insider Louisville, July 2, 2015

First needle exchange program in Ky. now underway in Lou.
WHAS11, June 10, 2015

City partnering with Volunteers of America to launch needle exchange
WDRB, June 4, 2015

Needle exchange plans include street outreach
The Courier-Journal, June 1, 2015

Jennifer Hancock's Voluntary Mission; a Hall of Fame Trip with Kenny Klein
The Rusty Satellite Show, May 21, 2015

Huge increase in Louisvillians getting drunk
The Courier-Journal, May 15, 2015

A mother's story of hope after recovery
The Courier-Journal, May 8, 2015

HIV crisis should not be ignored
The Courier-Journal, April 10, 2015

Great things have been happening at VOA
Louisville Business First, April 3, 2015

Volunteers of America of Kentucky's new CEO starts April 1
Louisville Business First, March 27, 2015

Heroin bill passes with needle exchange
The Courier-Journal, March 25, 2015

Increase investment in addiction services
The Courier-Journal, March 24, 2015

Sponsored: Drug addiction is running rampant in Kentucky
Insider Louisville, March 12, 2015

City kicks off homeless vets initiative
The Courier-Journal, January 13, 2015

Free private screening of Glen Campbell doc at Baxter Avenue Theatres
Insider Louisville, February 26, 2015

Project aims to help new mothers break cycle, improve lives
University of Louisville Magazine Winter/Spring 2015

Address maternal addiction, support Freedom House
The Courier Journal, December 28, 2014

Sponsored: Freedom House expansion will meet growing demand for addiction treatment for pregnant women
Insider Louisville, December 19, 2014

Sponsored: Volunteers of America of Kentucky's Freedom House supports women and their babies
Insider Louisville, December 12, 2014

Local campaign helps prepare those in need for holiday season
WLKY, November 24, 2014

Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season
The Voice-Tribune, November 2014

Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe's Struggle Post Military Life
CBS Philly, October 23, 2014

Drug screenings sought for all pregnant women
The Courier-Journal, October 10, 2014

Deliver Me
Louisville Magazine, September 2014

Viewpoint: Benefits of board service flow both ways
Louisville Business First, August 29, 2014

Letter to the Editor: Saddened by death of Robin Williams
The Courier-Journal, August 25, 2014

Community participation with Volunteers of America
News and Tribune, August 20, 2014

Homeless student graduates from Louisville elementary school
WDRB, June 5, 2014

Heroin surges as Kentucky cracks down on pain pills
The Courier-Journal, May 18, 2014

Changing face of heroin: Abusing drug meant to help
WLKY, May 7, 2014

The changing face of heroin abuse: Martha's Story
WLKY, May 6, 2014

Kentucky addicted babies increasing despite pain-pill crackdown
The Courier-Journal, March 14, 2014

Additional services for local veterans announced
The Newport Plain Talk, January 10, 2014