Veteran Village Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

A Safe Haven Announces VeteranVillage Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


Melrose Park, IL, May 4, 2016 – On Flag Day, Tuesday June 14th, 2016 A Safe Haven will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Melrose Park Veteran Village. The event will take place between 10:00am and 12:00pm. On hand will be A Safe Haven’s leadership, Elected Officials, dignitaries, project partners and representatives from the media. A Safe Haven’s Chief Executive Officer and President will be available for interviews and refreshments will be served by A Safe Haven Catering. Local stakeholders and community members are invited to RSVP and join in this celebratory event. This project will mark A Safe Haven’s 40th related housing development across the Chicagoland area


We are extremely proud to finally unveil the A Safe Haven Veterans Village- Melrose Park! A Safe Haven was co-founded by a Military Army Veteran, Brian Rowland. We are proud to have a strong history of providing housing and comprehensive support services to veterans and all families in need. Our nation’s returning heroes deserve a place to come home to that meets their unique needs and that of their families. We are excited to have support of the community, and to be aligned in mission with Mayor Ron Serpico and his leadership team, our partners and to the entire development team. Through partnerships like this one our tradition of service and dedication to building vibrant housing and communities for our Veterans and for families continues to grow; expanding our footprint with this innovative project and national model” said A Safe Haven President Neli Vazquez Rowland.


A Safe Haven Veteran Village, is an Affordable Housing Development. It will create 35 new and uniquely designed supportive housing units for Veterans families and families from the community. The project includes an on-site Management Office and Tot Lot for children to play. While specializing in Veteran Services, as an Equal Opportunity site, these units will be available to all eligible applicants. A Safe Haven provides phased housing and comprehensive support services to homeless veterans with the greatest need; and Veteran Village will include enhanced accessibility for our nation’s returning heroes and their families.