• Operation Backpack® Fulfills Every Shelter Request

    The 2019 campaign distributed 19,000 backpacks to children living in NYC homeless shelters

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  • Unconditional Support

    The patient and adamant staff in our supportive housing helped Lisa get clean after her battles with addiction and homelessness.

    Read Her Story
  • Leave No One Behind

    Edwin and Derek are graduates of Battle Buddy Bridge®, our innovative program that trains vets to be peer specialists.

    Read About Their Friendship

News and Events

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    Purchase Your Table or Ticket for Our 24th Annual Gala, "A New York Winter's Eve"

    Volunteers of America-Greater New York is hosting its largest and most important fundraising event of the year on December 9, 2019 at The Plaza. Join us for an inspiring evening featuring a reception, dinner and exciting live and silent auctions. Funds raised will benefit our 80+ social services program helping those in need in the community.

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    "Topping Out" Our New Supportive Housing Residence for Older Adults, Clarke Place

    Construction of VOA-GNY's Clarke Place Senior Residence in the Bronx surpassed the halfway point, marked by a "topping out" ceremony held on September 18, 2019. The residence, now 56% complete, will help address the growing demand for subsidized housing for older adults.

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    VOA Announces Commitment to Moral Injury Research and Care with Times Square Event

    Volunteers of America, Inc. announced its commitment to moral injury research and care on September 10, 2019 by unveiling a new campaign titled "The War Inside" in Times Square, coinciding with World Suicide Prevention Day.

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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.

  • 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