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    Help ensure the success of Operation Backpack® 2020.

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  • Unconditional Support

    Skilled and compassionate VOA-Greater New York Staff helped Lisa get clean after her battles with addiction and homelessness.

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  • Leave No One Behind

    Edwin and Derek are graduates of Battle Buddy Bridge®, our innovative program that trains vets to be peer specialists.

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Learn how you can help those in need during the COVID-19 crisis.

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News and Events

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    A Message from Our President and CEO, Tere Pettitt

    Our everyday mission at VOA-Greater New York is to help the families and individuals we serve overcome obstacles to living safe, healthy and productive lives in the community. Now, as COVID-19 has evolved into a pandemic, we are committed to doing everything we can to slow the spread of the virus and keep our clients, staff and volunteers safe.

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    The 2019 Annual Report Is Here: Read It Now

    Learn how Volunteers of America-Greater New York served the community throughout the past year and read the inspiring stories of six clients. We also recognize the many donors and partners who help make this important work possible.

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    "Topping Out" Our Supportive Housing Residence for Older Adults

    Construction of East Clarke Place Senior Residence in the Bronx passed the halfway point, marked by a "topping out" ceremony held on September 18, 2019. The residence, now 56% complete, will help address the growing demand for subsidized housing for older adults.

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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.

  • 734

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

  • 20,000

    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