• 2023 Annual Report

    Learn about how we are building a better future together

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  • You Helped Raise $1.2M

    Thank you for supporting VOA-GNY at our 2024 gala

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  • Finding a Home of His Own

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

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  • Special Announcement

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

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  • Screening Survivors

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

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  • Living His Dream

    Benny found a home at East Clarke Place Senior Residence

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What We Do

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

Areas of Service

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

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

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    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.

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

Work for Us

News and Events

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    Volunteers of America-Greater New York’s Board Names Reginald Goins, President and COO of The Honickman Companies, as Board Chair

    Gerry Cunningham to continue his service as an Emeritus Director after nine years of exemplary leadership as Board Chair at leading human services organization.

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    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.

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    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.

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  • 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