• 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

    Read our Summer Stories of Hope Newsletter

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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

    Celebrate with us!

News & Features

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    A New Beginning for Ramòn at the Nevada Cares Campus

    After rotating between rehab, hotels, jail, and recovery programs for 6 years, Ramòn was fed up. Then, he got a new start at the Nevada Cares Campus.

    Read Ramon's Full Story
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    Addressing Trauma and Moral Injury

    At VOA, Sherman Haggerty, an ordained minister and Director of Business Development, is working to train our employees on what it means to serve those with moral injury in their backgrounds.

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    Board Member supports VOA's Family Shelter in this year's Capital Cup

    Paul Esch is raising funds to provide the tools for families experiencing homelessness to reach their full potential in the annual Capital Cup golf tournament

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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