(815) 321-4673 (HOPE)
805 S. McHenry Ave., Suite D, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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OUR STATEMENT ON THE EVENTS IN AFGANISTAN. WE ARE HERE TO HELP.

Veterans from all eras are reacting to the events in Afghanistan, such as the U.S. withdrawal and the takeover by the Taliban.  You are not alone.  Veterans may question the meaning of their service or whether it was worth the sacrifices.  It’s normal to feel this way.  Reach out to us to talk.  Our peer counseling staff are veterans themselves and are ready to listen. Call 815-321-4673

A VETERANS PATH TO HOPE, HEALTH & HAPPINESS

Many veterans experience unexpected barriers to success. Our goal is to provide them with hope, health and happiness by helping them gain access to:

  • Employment assistance for homeless veterans
  • Transitional living shelter
  • Support and education for veteran caregivers
  • Outdoors program for camaraderie and connection
  • Housing assistance prior to or following eviction
  • Delivery of food, furniture and household items
  • Peer support, counseling and food pantry
  • Supportive housing program

After helping veterans for nearly 25 years, we’re making a lot of exciting new changes so we can help them for at least another 25 years. Our name TLS Veterans will be changing to Veterans Path to Hope to more accurately reflect the work we do with and on behalf of veterans in need. We’ve also moved our offices to 805 S. McHenry Ave., Suite D, Crystal Lake IL to allow easier and greater access to the agency. And as you can see, we have a new logo and website which will help you stay connected with Veterans Path to Hope.

Veterans Path to Hope is a non-profit resource that was created to provide hope, strengthen confidence, improve family life and uncover the options needed to meet the physical, emotional and other life challenges that many military veterans face in their daily lives.

We recognize that life can be challenging and we work hard to forge a tight bond of trust with veterans who come seeking a new path to overcoming current barriers. Our staff have experience, directly or indirectly, with military life and can understand and empathize with many of the issues they encounter.

We listen to all veterans’ needs, be they major or minor, emotional or physical, and develop true partnerships. Together, we find options as we personally commit to providing the support a veteran might need to maintain, improve, and, in some cases, even save his or her life.

OUR PROGRAMS

Food, toiletries, clothing, household goods and furniture – we offer these items onsite as well as via delivery to newly-housed veteran families.

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We have several programs to assist veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

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Our programs and Veteran staff are here to offer a wide variety of services. We offer hand up support and resources to Veterans and their families.

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Our employment specialists help homeless veterans translate military resumes and connect to employment opportunities.

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OUR IMPACT BY THE NUMBERS

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516+

Homeless Support

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250

Employment Support

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1,000

Veteran Peer Support

IN THE NEWS

UPCOMING VPH EVENTS

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Jeeps 4 Vets: Jeep Run – November 14th

November 14th 2021 Liberty Chrysler Dodge Jeep 1000 E Park Ave Libertyville, IL 60048 Goal:...
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Monthly Food Truck Day – 3rd Thursday of Each Month

Food truck day is every 3rd Thursday of the month. Location: ST. Elizabeth Ann Seton...
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UPCOMING VPH OUTDOORS EVENTS

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2022 Lake Michigan Fishing Expedition – June 18, 2022

2022 Lake Michigan Fishing Expedition Naval Station Great Lakes Marina Saturday, June 18th, 2022. 10am...
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The Crappie Professor Trip 2022 – June 4, 2022

The Crappie Professor Trip 2022 June 4th 2022 Veterans Path to Hope Outdoors will be...
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Inaugural Wet N’ Wild Lake Delavan Ice Fishing – January 21, 2022

Inaugural Wet N’ Wild Lake Delavan Ice Fishing January 21st 2022 0800 Check-in at Lake...
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13th Annual LVVA Ice Fishing Derby – January 28-29, 2022

Support our military veterans at our annual ice fishing derby. Our ice fishing derby on...
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Boat Raffle – 1957 Starcraft Super Duty – January 29th

Win a boat and be ready for fishing season!  Enter your chance to win a...
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2021 Motorcycle Run

Many thanks to our sponsors!

  • Woodstock Harley-Davidson
  • Motts Lounge – Burlington, IL
  • The Stumble Inn – Capron, IL
  • Kuntry Punk Acres – Marengo, IL
  • Odd Fellows Guardian Lodge 60
  • Jonnie’s Angels Foundation
  • Sipi Asset Recover
  • First Centennial Mortgage

We provide veterans and their families with Hope, Health & Happiness

BUT IT’S NOT ENOUGH AND WE CAN ALWAYS DO MORE!

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