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.


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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.


Key Facts

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


Our 100+ Bed Facility

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


Our Veteran Residents

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

Construction News

VA Secretary Robert Wilkie Visits VLC Construction Site

Watch WRAL's report on VA Secretary Robert Wilkie visiting the VLC Construction Site. Read More

Fundraising News

Bank of America Makes Donation to Veterans Life Center

In a brief ceremony at the Butner, NC construction site for the Veterans Life Center, Bank of America presented a $75,000 check to the Veterans Life Center. The money will go toward the development of the program that will be coordinated at this location, which is designed to help 21st Century... Read More

Honors News

Turner Receives Coveted D.A.R. Award

VLC Executive Director John Turner receives the Daughters of the American Revolution Medal of Honor award from Lisa Wooten, Regent of Asbury Station Chapter DAR and Peggy Troxell, Past Vice President General, NSDAR. On March 28, 2019, VLC Executive Director John Turner received the Daughters of... Read More

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