In the News
April 18, 2018
Without the support of volunteers who contribute to Brightening Birthdays™, the yearly milestones of the children in our shelters may come and go, unrecognized.
March 14, 2018
This February, Volunteers of America-Greater New York’s Jamaica Women’s Employment Shelter received a perfect score of 100 on its annual Callahan Inspection.
March 6, 2018
Long-term partner Rutgers Community Programs has “adopted” the Regent Family Residence, serving as the “go-to” sponsor for many of the Regent’s needs. Read more about this special relationship.
On the Issues
April 20, 2018
Each day, 10,000 Americans turn 65 years old. New York City’s senior population is growing larger, living longer, and getting poorer. Several factors are causing older adults to age into poverty and oftentimes homelessness.
February 21, 2018
Learn about teen dating violence and how VOA-GNY helps survivors in need by providing adequate resources and safety plans.
January 16, 2018
For many Americans, the word "homeless" evokes a snapshot of a transient individual, but in reality, the picture of homelessness in America today is a family.
Michele Savino, Director of Residential Services for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities on Staten Island provides insight on the importance of Burt and Barbara's Gifts of the Heart for her residents.
Sasha found stability and direction with the help of Volunteers of America. Learn how she turned her life around.
This veteran was able to get his Master's degree with help from VOA-GNY and The Home Depot Foundation
February 7, 2018
Here are five ways to show a veteran that you appreciate their service.
VOA recognizes three individuals for their steadfast support of Operation Backpack®
Current and former clients discuss the impact VOA-GNY has had on their lives.
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