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 Veteran’s 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

Donating to CVI allows our service men and women who need our services to create a better life for themselves and their families. Your gift supports those who have served and are struggling to re-acclimate into civilian life on their own.

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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.

Children First Program (CFP)

This is a court ordered child support employment program. It assists non-custodial parents in Milwaukee County to eliminate employment barriers by providing job placements and supportive services that promote responsible parenting through self-sufficiency and economic stability.

Troop Café

When you dine at Troop Café you are supporting the Veterans 100% who enter the foodservice and hospitality training that Troop Café provides.

Dine-in, Take-Out, Curbside Pick-up, and now Delivery available to certain areas of Milwaukee!

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Are you in need of supportive services through the Center for Veterans Issues?

Accreditation & Non-Profit Rating

Center For Veterans Issues Supportive Services for Veteran Families program (SSVF) is 3-year CARF Accredited as of 2018! This accreditation acknowledges that CVI is a organization that strives to continue improving where needed, encouraging feedback, and serving the community.

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

Harley Davidson

Milwaukee Tool

Helen Bader Foundation

Otto Bremer

Potawatami Foundation