In the News
June 18, 2018
From Sunday, June 17 through Saturday, June 30, customers shopping at participating Walgreens and Duane Reade stores will be able to donate to the 2018 Operation Backpack® campaign at checkout.
May 10, 2018
Schwartz Assessment Center, our shelter for men on Ward’s Island, received a perfect score on its Callahan Inspection in April.
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.
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.
Nina came to us when she left her abusive relationship. She kept coming back because she found safety and family at VOA.
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.
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.
Moms are often our biggest champions, whether we’re eight or 68. This year, you can show appreciation for all the "mothers" in your lives in six easy steps.
February 7, 2018
Here are five ways to show a veteran that you appreciate their service.
Current and former clients discuss the impact VOA-GNY has had on their lives.
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