Serving Veterans and their families since 1985…

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Pop Up Food Centers

VNOC is holding Pop Up Food Centers on alternating Wednesday at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill and North Shore Community College in Danvers.

Veterans need to pre-register HERE.

What we do

Veterans Northeast Outreach Center, Inc. (VNOC) was established in Lawrence, MA in 1985 as a storefront operation, staffed largely by volunteers, to provide support and advocacy to Vietnam Veterans.

Today, VNOC provides a full continuum of care to Veterans and their families in Essex, Middlesex and Barnstable Counties in Massachusetts and Rockingham County in New Hampshire.

What we offer

Our services include, but are not limited to: basic food and shelter, housing, advocacy, counseling, peer support, case management, employment and education.


We operate twelve properties throughout Essex and Middlesex Counties that provide affordable housing.

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From Counseling to Health Care, Advocacy, and Legal Assistance  and so much more, our Outreach Services are embedded in many of the programs we offer.

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Our employment team strives to assist Veterans within our local communities in any way possible.

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Supportive Services

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) is a program funded by the Department of Veteran Affairs that aims to improve low-income housing stability.

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If you are homeless, or at immediate risk of homelessness, please contact us right away at 1-888-866-2838, 1-978-372-3626 (M-F 8am-4pm), or

Total service hours to date in 2020

Veterans placed in housing annually

Number of Veterans Served BY VNOC since 1985

Make A Real Change In a Veteran’s Life

Transitioning out of the military can be extremely overwhelming. Many veterans do not have jobs lined up, housing in place or even access to the healthcare they earned after their service has ended.

For other veterans, the narrative is more complex. They may have struggled with addiction or faced other challenges along the way.

Get Involved

When you give to VNOC, you are directly impacting the life of a veteran and his/or her family. Join us and let’s serve those who have served our country…

Message from the Chief

Memorial Day

Monday May 25th, Memorial Day, our Nation’s Flag will be flying at Half-Mast for part of the day. Here is the story of why - first, she will be hoisted to the peak of the Mast for an instant and then lowered to Half-Mast position in recognition of our fallen heroes. Then at Noon, the flag is raised to Full-Mast by the living, “who resolve not to let their sacrifice be in vain, but to rise up in their stead and continue the fight for liberty and justice for all.” At 3:00 PM, there will be a...

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A Special Thank You

As the Executive Director, I have been blessed with a dedicated and professional staff and exceptional community supporters committed to caring for all those who have borne the burden, made the difficult sacrifices and suffered the wounds while serving this great Nation. It is no accident our main office and welcome center is located at Saint Rita’s Church in Haverhill. Saint Rita has acquired the reputation, together with St. Jude, as a Saint of impossible cases. She is also the patron Saint...

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Hail and Farewell

Hail to our new Board of Directors members. We are excited to “Welcome Aboard”: Lenin Roa of Lawrence MA. Lenin is a Retired Navy Veteran and a Realtor with Coco and Early. Danielle Donohue of Methuen MA. Danielle is an Army Veteran and Director of Sober House in Methuen MA. Each of our new Board Members bring unique talent and experience that will be of great value to Team VNOC as we continue to improve upon and expand the programs and services, we provide our Veterans and their families. A...

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Tomorrow (Friday, May 29th) at 5:00pm a local family is having a birthday parade for lifelong resident of North Andover and a WWII vet who is turning 94. Interested in joining? Send a message for the address! ...

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Rally will be at the corner of Davis and Pleasant at 1700hrs.

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Northeast Division

10 Reed St.
Haverhill, MA 01832
p: (978) 372-3626

MetroWest Division

40 Mechanic St Suite 101
Marlboro, MA 01752
p: (508)-460-9993

Salem, NH

224 North Broadway Unit E1D
Salem, NH 03079
p: (603) 824-3678

The Cape & Islands

247 Stevens St.
Hyannis, MA 02601
p: (508) 488-8347



Veteran’s Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255
MA Dept of Veteran’s Services S.A.V.E. Team: 1-888-844-2838
Homeless Veteran Hotline: 1-888-866-2838

Since 1985, VNOC has helped Veterans and their families get back up and stay on their feet. Can you join our many partners, including recently AutoFair Subaru in Haverhill, and help us help those who have served our nation?