Center for Veterans Issues

Is the largest community-based organization serving U.S. Veterans in Wisconsin!

CVI serves homeless veterans on any given night with shelter, food, clothes & reintegration services.
Transitional & Permanent Housing Facilities
Veterans receive wraparound supportive services in non-residential resource centers annually.

About CVI

About CVI

The Center for Veterans Issues (CVI) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization based in Milwaukee, WI and actively serves veterans and their families with challenges and concerns across 54 counties in Wisconsin.

About Us

Who We Serve

We serve men and women of our armed forces who find themselves in need after returning to civilian life.  CVI helps veterans just like you on a daily basis, and we know how to make life less of a struggle. You are not alone. Let us help you.

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Donate To CVI

Your donation to CVI allows our service men and women who need our services to create a better life for themselves and their families. One-Time, Monthly, and Round-Up donation options are available.

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Our Services

Supportive Services for Veteran Families

The SSVF program is designed to help veterans and/or their families to quickly exit homelessness and transition into permanent housing and gain housing stability. The program offers financial assistance along with case management-driven wraparound supportive services.

Transitional Housing

Transitional housing for male and female homeless veterans with wraparound supportive services designed to assist veterans reintegrating into the community and moving into permanent housing.

Permanent Supportive Housing

Provides housing to literally homeless and disabled U.S. veterans and their families. Our programs provide a vast amount of support necessary to enable participants to become more self-sufficient by offering case management, basic needs assistance, alcohol and other drug abuse program counseling, as well as transportation assistance.

Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program

CVI provides a full array of employment services to veterans re-entering the workforce. Services include; career counseling, job readiness workshops, resume writing, job placement and on-site employment recruiting.

Organic Therapy Program

Veterans learn how to improve their overall mental and physical well being by participating in horticultural activities.

On Hold During Vets Place Central Construction


The Staff Sergeant Fox Suicide Prevention Grant is a new program that is working towards reducing the risk of Veteran suicide. It is centered on improving the Veteran’s well being and mental status while providing social support and connection to VA and community-based resources.

Heroes Market

The Heroes Market Program is designed to help address food insecurities that
our Veterans and their families are experiencing.

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Interested in donating to Heroes Market?

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Accreditation & Non-Profit Rating

CVI’s updated non-profit profile provides the community an overview of our organization and allows prospective donors to have confidence in donating to our mission.

Our Partners

The Home Depot Foundation

Wisconsin VFW

Milwaukee Tool

Otto Bremer

VFW Auxiliary of Wisconsin

Potawatami Foundation