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  • November 11, 2019

    Volunteers of America Honors RSVP Senior Volunteers Who Have Served in the Military

    Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana hosted a special Veterans Corps Pinning Ceremony and breakfast on Veterans Day to honor senior citizens who are military veterans in its Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.

  • September 24, 2019

    Volunteers of America meet with Gov. John Bel Edwards

    Monday, September 23, 2019, was a special day in Baton Rouge as our Director of Supported Living Services Heather Matthews had the chance to meet Governor John Bel Edwards. The Governor spoke about the importance of organizations like Volunteers of America that enable individuals with disabilities to thrive in our community. We are grateful to him for his support of our consumers and the staff who serve them every day! Also pictured are David Kneipp (second from left) and Eboness Black (right) from Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge.

  • September 19, 2019

    Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana Receives $2.5 million SAMHSA Grant

    Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana was recently awarded a five-year, $2.5 million grant from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This grant, which beings on September 30, 2019, focuses on helping people living with, or at a high risk of, contracting HIV.


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