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  • April 20, 2018

    Catching Up with New York's Aging Population

    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

    The Facts on Teen Dating Violence

    Learn about teen dating violence and how VOA-GNY helps survivors in need by providing adequate resources and safety plans.

  • January 16, 2018

    The Picture of Homelessness is a Family Portrait

    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.

Client Stories

  • Once a Member of the VOA Family, Always a Member

    Nina came to us when she left her abusive relationship. She kept coming back because she found safety and family at VOA.

  • This Veteran Found Comfort Among His Peers

    Rick, a Marine Corps veteran and three-time Purple Heart recipient, has struggled with Post-Traumatic Stress since leaving the service in 1972. Through support from his peers, and vice versa, he's starting to feel the weight lifting off of his shoulders.

  • Learning to Fly

    Since coming to VOA, Jacob has gotten a job, traveled across the country, and is working on getting his drivers license, all while learning how to manage both an intellectual disability and a mental illness.


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