• Help Us Break the Cycle

    Education can end poverty—we provide the school supplies & more.

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  • Responding to the Crisis

    Seniors urgently need affordable housing—we're answering the call.

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  • Learn About the BELC

    Our special education preschool in the Bronx that changes lives.

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News and Events

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    Meet Our Essential Staff Every #FrontlineFriday

    We've started a series highlighting some of the essential staff at VOA-Greater New York who have shown up every day throughout the pandemic to keep our neighbors in need safe. Look for new stories each week on social media, or catch up at the link below.

    Meet the Staff
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    Arman Roy Foundation Helps Bridge the Digital Divide

    The Arman Roy Foundation has awarded over $42,000 to VOA-Greater New York to help ensure children at one of our domestic violence shelters can access the internet for remote learning, and to provide computer access to families at our transitional shelter in Brooklyn.

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    Finding a Home at East Clarke Place Senior Residence

    Demetrio, a former client at our men's shelter on Ward's Island, recently moved into East Clarke Place Senior Residence—our newest affordable housing development in the Bronx for older adults. His story, and how VOA-Greater New York is working to end homelessness in the Greater New York area, is featured in the Bronx Times.

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Our service area includes New York City, Westchester County & 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.

  • 3,200

    men, women and children are housed each night

  • 813

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

  • 18,000

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

  • 843

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

  • 299

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

  • 55

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