• Finding a Home of His Own

    NYTimes Features VOA-GNY’s Street to Home Pilot Program and Client Story

    READ MORE
  • Special Announcement

    Jeffrey R. Ginsburg Named Incoming President & CEO by VOA-GNY Board of Directors

    Read More
  • Screening Survivors

    First-of-its-kind initiative to address brain injury from domestic violence

    Learn More
  • Living His Dream

    Benny found a home at East Clarke Place Senior Residence

    Read More

What We Do

VOA-GNY is an anti-poverty organization working to end homelessness in the New York area by 2050.

Areas of Service

  • Housing.jpg

    Housing

    We develop housing that provides affordable opportunities for clients moving out of homelessness and poverty.

  • Health.jpg

    Health

    We provide health services that will support our clients in their transition from homelessness to a life of independence and resilience.

  • Wealth.jpg

    Wealth-Building

    We develop programs and services that train, assist and support clients working to build wealth and self-sufficiency.

We have programs across New York City, Westchester County & Northern New Jersey.

View the map

Make a living by making a difference with a career at VOA-Greater New York.

Work for Us

News and Events

  • Screenshot_202024-01-30_20at_204.47.27_E2_80_AFPM.png

    TODAY Show Reveals Renovation Project at VOA-GNY Transitional Housing Program

    Sheinelle Jones from the TODAY show partnered with Lowe’s Home Improvement to refresh a multi-purpose room at one of VOA-GNY’s transitional housing programs for families.

    Learn More
  • DomesticViolenceWeb-1156287206.jpg

    Op-Ed: The Link Between Brain Injuries and Domestic Violence

    The Op-Ed in AMNY urges City Hall to pass legislation to increase public awareness of TBIs in domestic violence survivors and mandate TBI screenings as part of how first responders evaluate possible domestic violence situations.

    Read More
  • Jeffrey_20R_20Ginsburg_Headshot_20400x300.png

    Volunteers of America-Greater New York Names Jeffrey R. Ginsburg as President & CEO

    New Leader Brings Extensive Advocacy and Philanthropic Leadership to $150+ Million Organization’s Effort to Combat Poverty and Address Homelessness and Mental Health Crises in New York Area.

    Read More
  • 9,511

    individuals had a place to sleep in one of our shelters or housing programs

  • 353

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

  • 15,000

    children began the school year more equipped to succeed thanks to Operation Backpack®

  • 744

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

  • 212

    preschool children served by our Early Learning Center

  • 55

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

  • 1,978

    older adults found a community in our affordable housing programs

  • 227

    adults living with HIV/AIDS received housing and other support services

  • 62

    youth aging out of foster care found stability and guidance

  • 548

    people with behavioral health or substance use issues received residential and other critical support