• Serving Those Most in Need

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

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  • Veterans and Their Families

    Providing a continuum of care to our servicemen and women

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  • Helping People Find Housing Stability

    Addressing the root causes of homelessness

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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

  • Participate in our Magnificent Gala Auction!

    Even if you cannot attend our 20th annual gala, you still can participate in or donate to our exciting silent auction! Fine fashion, beautiful baubles, fine dining and sporting events - treat a loved one or indulge yourself!

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  • This Month, We Honor Our Veterans

    We are the largest provider of supportive housing to veterans in New York City, and support our servicemen and women in so many ways.

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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