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  • Program Spotlight: X Street Navigation Center

    Providing Safety to Men and Women Experiencing Homelessness in Sacramento

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  • Brighter futures, because of you

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  • See This Year’s Annual Report!

    Together, we made an impact during 2020--and we wanted to share with you!

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  • VOA Celebrates 125 Years!

    All year long, we will be celebrating our founding with Maud, our co-founder

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News & Features

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    Partnership in Action: Amplifying Impact

    Recently, Bayside Church spent time at our family shelter, making our clients feel loved. They shared their time, their skills, their love, and extra fun for the families and children.

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    “Once I moved in, it was a total joy.”

    Roberta spent most of her life living in a small town with her husband. She raised children, had a full career, and established a loving home. After her children were grown and her husband passed away, though, she found herself alone in her home and feeling isolated.

    Read Roberta's Full Story
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    A New Path to Purpose: The X St. Navigation Center

    This new center was made possible by innovative partnerships with the City of Sacramento, the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, and Kaiser Permanente. Together, we’re maximizing the impact on our community and moving people from homelessness to independence with love and dignity.

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Who we are

Founded locally in 1911, the Northern California & Northern Nevada affiliate of Volunteers of America is one of the largest providers of social services in the region. We provide shelter and housing to over 3,000 men, women, and children every night.

  • 3,508

    Individuals and families sleep under a Volunteers of America roof each night in Northern California and Nevada

  • 2,000+

    At-risk children and teens went back to school with a new backpack and school supplies from Operation Backpack

  • 1,731

    Meals served daily

  • 275+

    Individuals returned to the workforce