• See This Year’s Annual Report!

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

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  • Brighter futures, because of you

    Read our Spring Stories of Hope Newsletter

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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!
  • Program Spotlight: Meadowview Navigation Center

    Providing Immediate Safety to Unhoused Women

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News & Features

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    The Nevada Cares Campus is now open!

    Representatives gathered together on Monday, May 17 for the official ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Nevada Cares campus.

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    Watch Sacramento's Shelter from the Storm Event

    We are still beaming with thanks from our 20th Annual Shelter from the Storm event! After a year of hardship, hearing from Nick, Akenese, and Leutu was the inspiration we needed. Thank you to all who spent your time with us!

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    VOA Hosts “Understanding Homelessness and the Path Out”

    VOA hosted our first summit on understanding homelessness. It was an engaging, informative conversation with 4 individuals who know first hand what it is like to be homeless.

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Who we are

We are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 400 paid, professional employees dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential.

  • 10,088

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

  • 1,900

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

  • 52

    Our professional staff currently operates 52 programs from Santa Cruz, CA to Sparks, NV.

  • 674

    Individuals are now employed because of our Employement Services program