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News and Events
Meet Our Essential Staff Every #FrontlineFriday
We've started a series highlighting some of the essential staff at VOA-Greater New York who have shown up every day throughout the pandemic to keep our neighbors in need safe. Look for new stories each week on social media, or catch up at the link below.
Arman Roy Foundation Helps Bridge the Digital Divide
The Arman Roy Foundation has awarded over $42,000 to VOA-Greater New York to help ensure children at one of our domestic violence shelters can access the internet for remote learning, and to provide computer access to families at our transitional shelter in Brooklyn.
Finding a Home at East Clarke Place Senior Residence
Demetrio, a former client at our men's shelter on Ward's Island, recently moved into East Clarke Place Senior Residence—our newest affordable housing development in the Bronx for older adults. His story, and how VOA-Greater New York is working to end homelessness in the Greater New York area, is featured in the Bronx Times.
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.
men, women and children are housed each night
domestic violence survivors and their children found emergency housing as we guided them toward self-sufficiency
children began the school year more confident and prepared thanks to Operation Backpack®
vets in our continuum of care, from homelessness prevention to permanent supportive housing
pre-school age children served by our two Early Learning Centers
at-risk youth find stability and support as we help them prepare for independent adulthood