• Children's Center - A Continuum of Care

    Early Childhood Development is Greatest in the First Three Years of Life

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  • Not Every American Lives the American Dream

    This is Why We Do What We Do™

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  • It's More Than Just Clothes

    It's Confidence - Donate to the Working Wardrobe Today

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Proudly serving Upstate New York


Our Mission

Empowering people in our community to rise out of poverty and move toward self-reliance.

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    Serving those who have Served

    Volunteers of America is at the forefront of the issue of homelessness for veterans—as a service provider and an advocate

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    Camp HEROES

    VOA's newest program, Camp HEROES is a week-long summer camp serving Rochester city children and run by Rochester City Police and Fire volunteers. This unique camp gives an opportunity to create relationships and build bridges that last a lifetime.

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    Volunteer of America is proud to continue its partnership with the Rochester Red Wings to Strike Out Poverty this season! Every time a Rochester Red Wings pitcher strikes out an opposing hitter, a donation is made to Volunteers of America. Fans and supporters are encouraged to attend games and cheer on the pitchers, all while learning how they can help our community through partnership with VOA. Click to learn more.

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  • 6,000

    people served in Upstate New York each year

  • 2,000,000

    people VOA serves nationally

  • 360

    children at Children's Center each day

  • 102,000

    nights of shelter provided each year

  • 178,000

    meals served each year