Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP)

The Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program reintegrates our community’s heroes into meaningful employment within the labor force and contributes to a broad-scale effort to address and overcome the complex challenges of homeless veterans.

Through a network of government and community partners, ECHO Housing Corporation facilitates employment related and supportive services for homeless veterans to maximize potential for successful, long-term employment and permanent self-sufficiency.

  • Occupational, classroom and on-the-job training
  • Vocational counseling
  • Job search / placement assistance
  • Career advancement assistance
  • Clothing, housing, transportation and childcare assistance
  • Social service referrals

The HVRP focuses exclusively on ensuring the successful employment of veterans who are homeless.

Become an HVRP Employer

HVRP Employers make significant contributions to the fight against homelessness by giving consideration to and hiring qualified veteran job candidates.

Consider the benefits

No Fees. The HVRP charges no commission or fees. Employment services are provided at no cost to veterans or employers.

Tax Credit. Qualify for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) available to employers of veterans. Contact ECHO Housing Corp. for details: 812-480- 6830.

Helping a Community Need. Become a valued contributor to a critical community need.

Good P.R. Boost your profile as a caring corporate citizen.

Employment Support. Gain access to job candidates with pre/post hiring support system to reduce barriers and maximize job success.

Quality Employees. Gain access to job candidates whose honorable military service demonstrates maturity, discipline and responsibility.

When you make the decision to hire a veteran through the HVRP, you gain a skilled and valuable employee with a network of support focused entirely on maximizing job performance, retention and job/career advancement.

“ Helping a homeless veteran who has served our country through his or her military service is simply the right thing to do. These courageous menand women are not asking for a handout; they want a job. The Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program provides much needed assistance to a segment of our population that is too often forgotten. They deserve better, and through the HVRP we can do better.”

– Mayor Lloyd Winnecke
City of Evansville, IN

About ECHO Housing Corporation

Founded in 1991, ECHO Housing Corp. is a nonprofit community development corporation that seeks to break the cycle of homelessness with transitional and permanent supportive housing and supportive services for men, women and children. We help individuals and families overcome disabling conditions to build skills and the mind-set to successfully transition into permanent, affordable housing and independent living. Through unique initiatives and partnerships across multiple community and government sectors, EHC serves as a catalyst for change and innovation in the fight against homelessness.

HVRP Contacts

LaDonna Duvall, Program Director

Karen Daugherty, Intake Specialist

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