P. O. Box 3115 - 478 Wall Street - Gainesville, GA 30501Phone: 770-256-6450Email: vcofga@gmail.com ~ Website: www.vcof.org

VETERANS & COMMUNITY
OUTREACH FOUNDATION

Milestones

The following list contains VCOF key accomplishments and program growth:

 




2017    Reverend Victor Lamar Johnson attended The 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Commemoration by the Atlanta VA Medical Center. 


2015    Community Enrichment/Outreach Program created C.C.Cloud Youth Foundation Incorporated.  C.C. Cloud served as pastor of the Antioch Baptist Church, Gainesville, GA               for many years and his life touched many in this community, throughout the state of Georgia and nation.  VCOF honors Rev, Clouds compassionate nature and commitment               to his faith. Rev. Cloud's mission - ' Calling people to service'  lives on today.    


2010    Awarded Compassion Capital federal sub-award grant as part of the SafeHouse Learning Community capacity building and sustainability program featuring executive coaching, modeling and agency training


 

2009    Formed partnership with the Hispanic Basketball League as part of weekend community recreation at Fair Street IB Elementary School

-  Hall County Sheriff’s Office honors VCOF for outstanding community leadership.

-  Youth program summer camp highlighted in local newspaper, Gainesville Times


2008    Expanded weekly jail outreach recovery services to include women in Hall County Detention Center

-  Joined with grassroots organization Concerned Citizens of Gainesville/Hall County in neighborhood revitalization efforts in the VCOF service area



2005     Recognized by Hall County Board of Commissioners for our dedicated service



2003    Formed partnership with Gainesville State College Black Student Association for youth program support

- Administered military style youth program in partnership with Hall County Courts and Gainesville City School System targeting African-American youth who have been expelled from school system.

- Partnered with local minister to offer certified professional counseling services


2001    Developed 12 Step recovery program for Hall County Detention Center male inmates

- Expanded youth programs to include 8 week summer camp


2000    Expanded to current location, the C.C. Cloud Youth Center - a total renovation capital project funded by the Monroe Foundation, First Baptist Church (Green Street), corporate sponsors and individual donors.

- Awarded college scholarships for program participants.


1999    Sponsored Youth Exposure, a community event which grew from local church setting to Georgia Mountains Center venue in partnership with churches, government agencies and community volunteers

- Developed parenting program in partnership with the City of Gainesville

            - Received $30,000 funding support from Hall County Government as part of judicial services


1996    Youth & staff participated in Hall County rowing program as part of Summer Olympics


1995    Developed computer lab program at Atlanta Street Housing Project

- Formed Midtown Youth Center as a subsidiary of VCOF


1990     Incorporated under the Secretary of the State of Georgia (May)



1987    Expanded to occupy to neighborhood house

- Re-organized as Veterans and Community Outreach Foundation (VCOF)

- Developed Judicial Services program, weekly substance abuse recovery group

- Added three full-time volunteers as administrative support staff


 


1985   Founded as Antioch Veterans Outreach in Antioch Baptist Church's basement.  - Provided Veterans Support, Saturday Youth Ministry, Street Ministry with Antioch