• Attend Our Annual Gala

    A New York Winter's Eve will take place at The Plaza on December 3.

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  • Construction Underway at Clarke Place

    The residence will help address the city’s need for low-income senior housing.

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  • Helping Veterans Feel "At Ease"

    Rick is one of several veterans benefiting from a new program seeking to combat moral injury.

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  • Watch Our Thank You Video

    Thanks to you, Operation Backpack® 2018 was a success!

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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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    A Record Number of Volunteers Powered Operation Backpack® This Year

    We couldn’t provide 20,000 children living in shelters with the school supplies they need without the generous support of the greater NYC community. Revisit this year’s campaign!

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    Battle Buddy Bridge Featured on amNY

    The graduation of the most recent two cohorts of the Battle Buddy Bridge program appears in this article about veterans helping veterans.

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    Clarke Place Featured on News 12 The Bronx

    Our VP of Strategic Initiatives, Paul Kress, talks about Clarke Place, what the building will bring to the community, and how its residents will benefit from the services we will provide.

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  • 734

    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®

  • 1,096

    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