• Living His Dream

    Benny found a home at East Clarke Place Senior Residence

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  • Mayor Announces Housing Pilot

    In partnership with VOA-GNY to help unsheltered New Yorkers

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  • Screening Survivors

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

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  • Urgent Need for Essentials

    Family homelessness in NYC is unexpectedly surging.

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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

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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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News and Events

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    Op-Ed: A new approach to ending unsheltered homelessness in NYC

    To coincide with the Mayor's announcement of the new Street to Housing pilot, Myung Lee co-authored an op-ed published by the NY Daily News together with DSS Commissioner Gary Jenkins and DOHMH Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan.

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    Addressing Brain Injury in Domestic Violence Survivors

    Volunteers of America-Greater New York announces a first-of-its-kind initiative to screen domestic violence survivors in our shelters for traumatic brain injuries.

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    $1M Raised In Three Years of The Honickman Companies’ Invitational Golf Event

    The annual event, led by VOA-GNY Board Vice Chair, Reginald Goins, raised a total of $482,750 in its third year supporting our work to end homelessness in New York.

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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