Welcome!

The Veterans Life Center is designed to help at-risk 21st Century veterans and prevent them from falling into crisis – chronic homelessness, incarceration, suicide or premature death.

Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the lives of 21st Century North Carolina veterans who are experiencing reintegration problems by providing temporary housing and services with the goal of achieving self-reliance in two years or less.

Image description text.

Serving the 21st Century Veteran

The Veterans Life Center is a residential program designed to help at-risk 21st Century veterans. Our goal is to provide each of our residents the prospect of a constructive and personally satisfying role in civil society.

A

Key Facts

With the site cleared and the groundbreaking ceremony behind us, the project now moves into the active construction phase.

B

Our 100+ Bed Facility

Our planned 100+ bed facility in Butner, NC will be built on property leased from the state.

C

Our Veteran Residents

Our typical veteran residents will be those who have been unable to make a successful transition.

Construction News

Ground Broken for Veterans Life Center in Butner: First-of-its-kind Facility to Focus on 21st-Century Military Veterans 

BUTNER, N.C. (Oct. 27, 2017) - Under clear skies on a crisp day in Butner, U.S. Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis led a crowd of hundreds of well-wishers in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Veterans Life Center, a new concept in returning homeless, troubled and at-risk veterans of the Iraq... Read More

Fundraising News

Senators Joni Ernst and Thom Tillis Make Pitch for Veterans at VLC Fundraiser

FAYETTEVILLE, January 5, 2016. Speaking at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum in Fayetteville, U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (Iowa) and Thom Tillis agreed that the country has not done enough to help veterans of the Iraq-Afghanistan era reintegrate into society following their service. The... Read More

Honors News

Jim Gardner Named Flag Day Volunteer of the Year

Jim Gardner has been named 2015 Flag Day Volunteer of the Year by the Veterans Leadership Council of North Carolina – CARES. In recognition of the honor, he was presented the “Flag Patch Plaque” – so-called because it contains a real U.S. Army Flag Shoulder Patch worn by a combat soldier... Read More

— Funding Provided By —

... and hundreds of caring people like you. THANK YOU!