• Happy 123rd Birthday to Volunteers of America!

    Our founders Maud and Ballington Booth set out on a mission to serve America's most vulnerable, a tradition we continue today.

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  • Battle Buddy Bridge®

    Innovative peer-to-peer support for veterans struggling to reintegrate.

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  • Making VOA Feel Like Home

    Hope and Hearth Food Vouchers Empower Recipients to Cook a Special Meal.

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

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Uplifting All People

Volunteers of America-Greater New York has been at the forefront of social service since 1896, and today, is one of the largest nonprofit developers and providers of permanent, supportive housing in the country.

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    Become an Operation Backpack® Sponsor!

    Longtime supporter and VOA-GNY Board Member, Paige Davis, outlines the benefits of sponsoring this essential drive.

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    Fashioning Community at Home

    At the annual Richard F. Salyer House fashion show, residents can be their best selves and have their neighbors cheer them on. Learn more about this special community in Washington Heights.

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    A Bright Space at the Regent Family Residence

    Watch the children living at our family shelter on the Upper West Side as they experience their newly renovated recreation rooms for the first time, courtesy of the Bright Horizons Foundation and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP.

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  • 734

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

  • 20,000

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

  • 1,096

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

  • 339

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

  • 76

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