• Helping Individuals and Families

    overcome obstacles to living safe, healthy & productive lives

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  • Helping People Find Housing Stability

    Addressing the root causes of homelessness and building safe, permanent, supportive housing

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  • Operation Backpack®

    Provides nearly 20,000 new backpacks full of grade-specific supplies to the City's homeless children

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  • Offering Veterans and Their Families

    a continuum of care

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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.

News and Events

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    On the Issues

    We're proud to employ staff who are seasoned and well-versed in their areas of expertise. Visit our new page, "On the Issues," and learn more about the issues that affect the work we do every day.

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    Volunteers of America-Greater New York Moves Its Administrative Offices

    The relocation will centralize key functions of our organization, providing opportunities for enhanced collaboration and efficiencies.

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    VOA-GNY Receives Five-Year Federal Supply Schedule Contract Extension

    The General Services Administration (GSA) recently renewed its contract with VOA-GNY, and extended its Federal Supply Schedule Contract another five years until 2023.

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  • 771

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

  • 18,000

    children began the school year confident and prepared thanks to Operation Backpack®

  • 1,293

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

  • 539

    pre-school age children served by our two Early Learning Centers

  • 95

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