Many of our programs are accredited by independent organizations and boards that review the quality and standard of social services programs. VOA-GNY also belongs to several professional membership organizations that facilitate collaboration and knowledge-sharing among industry professionals.



National Coalition for Homeless Veterans is a nonprofit organization that acts as a resource for community-based service providers that offer emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, legal aid, and case management services to homeless veterans. Learn more about our continuum of care for veterans here.


The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services. Read about the CARF-accredited Supportive Services for Veteran Families here.

At-Risk Youth

COA logoThe Council on Accreditation (COA) is an international, independent, nonprofit, human service accrediting organization. They review the practices of programs that involve child welfare, behavioral health, and community-based social services. Our programs for at-risk youth are accredited by COA. Read more here.

Domestic Violence


New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence works to create and support the social changes necessary to prevent and confront all forms of domestic violence. VOA-GNY is a member of this statewide organization. Learn more about our domestic violence programs here.

Children with Developmental Delays

Both the Bronx Early Learning Center and the Staten Island Early Learning Center are accredited by:

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National Association for the Education of Young Children is a professional membership organization that ensures early learning programs are meeting the highest criteria in 10 different areas.


The New York State Education Department is overseen by the state government and strives to raise the, "...knowledge, skill, and opportunity of all the people in New York."

Behavioral Health

Learn more about our programs in New York.

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The New York Coalition for Behavioral Health is an advocacy organization of New York's behavioral health community.


The Supportive Housing Network of New York (SHNNY) is a membership organization whose mission is to increase the public's understanding of supportive housing.

Learn more about our programs in New Jersey.

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The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services.


Alletta House, which provides community-based residential support and supervision for men diagnosed with both an intellectual disability and a mental illness, has a license from the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities.