Helping America's most vulnerable®

About us

Volunteers of America Upstate New York assists more than 6,000 people every year through the following programs:

  • Child care and early childhood development programs (including Universal Pre-Kindergarten and Head Start)
  • Academically-enriched after school programs
  • Housing and support services for homeless individuals and families
  • Housing programs specifically for homeless Veterans and their families
  • Reentry programs for individuals leaving correctional facilities
  • Empowerment programs for women who are or have been incarcerated
  • Employment services, including the Working Wardrobe (which provides professional business attire and job coaching for adults conducting job searches)
  • Lifeskills training
  • Food pantry
  • Homelessness prevention services

Volunteers of America Upstate New York
serves 6,000 men, women and children each year.