We develop housing that provides affordable opportunities for clients moving out of homelessness and poverty.
What We Do
VOA-Greater New York is an anti-poverty organization working to end homelessness in the NY area by 2050.
Areas of Service
News and Events
VOA-Greater New York and Operation Backpack® Featured on CBS Evening News
Family shelter client, Krystal, and her son share how it feels to receive a backpack through Operation Backpack®. The segment features VOA-Greater New York board member Paige Davis and program director Anton Nimblett.
"Naloxbox" Initiative Launched at VOA-Greater New York Shelter in Westchester County
Westchester County launched its new "Naloxbox" program at VOA-Greater New York's Grasslands Shelter. The initiative equips shelters in the area with easily-accessible doses of Naloxone to help prevent opioid overdose deaths. The event was covered by The Examiner News.
East Clarke Place Senior Residence Named 2022 Readers' Choice Finalist
Affordable Housing Finance has identified VOA-Greater New York's newest senior residence as a finalist in the Seniors category—one of 36 developments to be recognized across 10 categories.
individuals had a place to sleep in one of our shelters or housing programs
domestic violence survivors and their children found emergency housing as we guided them toward self-sufficiency
children began the school year more equipped to succeed thanks to Operation Backpack®
vets in our continuum of care, from homelessness prevention to permanent supportive housing
preschool children served by our Early Learning Center
at-risk youth find stability and support as we help them prepare for independent adulthood
older adults found a community in our affordable housing programs
adults living with HIV/AIDS received housing and other support services
youth aging out of foster care found stability and guidance
people with behavioral health or substance use issues received residential and other critical support