• Battle Buddy Bridge®

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

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  • Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

    1.5 Million teenagers experience physical abuse from the person they're dating.

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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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    Volunteers of America-Greater New York to Participate in Annual Census of Unsheltered Homeless Individuals

    More than 30 VOA-GNY staff members will be surveying neighborhoods to help give an accurate "point-in-time" count of individuals who may be sleeping outdoors on that night.

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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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  • 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