• Serving Those Most in Need

    Helping thousands of men, women & children overcome obstacles to living safe, healthy & productive lives

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  • Helping People Find Housing Stability

    Addressing the root causes of homelessness

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  • Veterans and Their Families

    Providing a continuum of care to our servicemen and women

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Our service area includes the five boroughs of New York City, Nassau County, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey

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Uplifting All People

Volunteers of America has been at the forefront of social service since 1896, and today, is one of the largest nonprofit developers and providers of affordable housing in the country.

News and Events

  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    365 days a year, our continuum of care supports domestic violence survivors and their families in their journey of healing and charting a safe, secure future.

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  • We Could Not Have Done It Without You

    More than 200 corporate and community partners and countless individuals contributed to the success of Operation Backpack 2015. Because of you, 19,400 homeless students began the school year with confidence and a brand new backpack filled with supplies - and promise.

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  • Brighten a Birthday!

    Every month, we celebrate the children in our homeless and domestic violence shelters who have birthdays that month. Would you and your colleagues like to sponsor a party? You get to serve the cake!

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  • 1,200

    domestic violence survivors and their children found emergency housing as we guided them toward self-sufficiency

  • 19,400

    children began the school year confident and prepared thanks to Operation BackpackĀ®

  • 1,350

    vets in our continuum of care, from homelessness prevention to permanent supportive housing

  • 581

    pre-school age children served by our two Early Learning Centers

  • 161

    at-risk youth find stability and support as we help them prepare for independent adulthood

  • 895

    older adults are safely aging in place in their community with our support