Media Room

For media inquiries, please contact Rochelle Heinrichs:
Phone: (646) 531-0975
rheinrichs@voa-gny.org

VOA-GNY In the News

  • November 14, 2022

    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

    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.

  • October 24, 2022

    New Domestic Violence Brain Injury Screening Initiative Featured in POLITICO Newsletter

    Together with Safe Living Space, VOA-GNY plans to begin screening survivors entering emergency

    Together with Safe Living Space, VOA-GNY plans to begin screening survivors entering emergency shelters to collect data on brain injury and concussion rates among survivors of domestic and intimate partner violence and connect them with medical care.

  • August 16, 2022

    VOA-Greater New York and Operation Backpack® Featured on CBS Evening News

    Meg Oliver, reporter for CBS, speaks to VOA-Greater New York client Krystal and her son Kyle, who

    Meg Oliver, reporter for CBS, speaks to VOA-Greater New York client Krystal and her son Kyle, who has received several backpacks through Operation Backpack®. The segment features VOA-Greater New York board member Paige Davis and program director Anton Nimblett.

Press Releases & Other VOA-GNY News

Videos

On the Issues

  • The Realities of Homelessness and Substance Use

    For individuals struggling with substance use disorders, especially while also experiencing

    For individuals struggling with substance use disorders, especially while also experiencing homelessness, the road to recovery is not always straight.

  • A Little Every Month Means a Lot More Than You Think

    While much of the work we do is government-funded, support from the community

    While much of the work we do is government-funded, support from the community (especially regular giving) can help make the biggest impact when it comes to ending homelessness.

  • Connecting the Dots Between Poverty and Autism

    Studies show that children with autism whose families live in low-income neighborhoods are less

    Studies show that children with autism whose families live in low-income neighborhoods are less likely to be diagnosed with autism and receive interventions. Adults who never received treatment as children are more likely to have trouble living independently—putting them at risk of homelessness.

For media inquiries, please contact Rochelle Heinrichs:
Phone: (646) 531-0975
rheinrichs@voa-gny.org