• Join Us in Going #BacktoBasics

    Let’s get back to the basics of doing good by giving up some basic indulgences.

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We are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 paid, professional employees dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential.

News and Events

  • A child standing in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

    Our Work in Puerto Rico is Far from Over

    At Volunteers of America, we’re at our best when times are at their worst. In addition to our usual work helping America’s most vulnerable, we took on the critical mission in recent months of helping Puerto Rico recover and rebuild following two devastating hurricanes. Our work is far from over, as we transition in the New Year from the relief effort to long-term recovery.

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  • Historic images of kids waving in front of a Volunteers of America window sign

    Celebrating 122 Years of Service

    This year, we are proud to mark our 122nd anniversary. Founded in 1896, today our programs reflect the changing times, addressing some of our nation's most pressing needs. Learn more about the work we do to help almost 1.3 million people annually in over 400 communities in 46 states as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

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  • Old American Golf Club

    Old American Golf Club to Host 2018 Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic

    LPGA and event officials announced that Old American Golf Club in The Colony will host the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic this April 30 – May 6, 2018. The official LPGA tournament will feature 144 of the world’s top talent in a four-day stroke-play event, vying for a $1.3 million purse.

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  • 1,300,000

    almost 1.3 million people helped annually

  • 57,000

    kids and young people given opportunities they could never have imagined

  • 20,000

    veterans whose lives we have helped improve

  • 28,000

    individuals and families impacted by incarceration helped

  • 11,000

    individuals with intellectual disabilities empowered to be independent and involved in their communities

  • 106,000

    older adults cared for, housed and loved

  • 100,000

    homeless individuals assisted

  • 23,000

    people housed in our 19,426 affordable housing units in 484 properties