Because of YOU these men, women and children get a second chance

Your gift will give more like them a new start too.


Because you gave - 1900 men, women and children sleep in a warm bed each night ... but 1400+ are still out in the cold and there's more to do.


Our Goals

Since 1896, we have been dedicated to ending homelessness, serving the most vulnerable, and transforming our communities into safer, healthier places.

News & Features

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    MONTHLY PROGRAM Brightening Birthdays

    Help bring excitement and fun of birthdays and family celebrations to children at our shelter programs through the Brightening Birthdays™ initiative in the Greater Sacramento Area and Reno.

    Brighten a Birthday Today
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    HELPING OUR YOUTH Foster a Dream

    Providing children living in foster care in nine Bay Area counties meaningful experiences that expand their perspective on life and inspire them to believe they can achieve.

    Support the dream
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    HONORING those that served

    Empowering Veterans through employment services, housing, training and counseling at our state-of-the-art Veterans Service Center in Rancho Cordova.

    Learn More
  • 1,900

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

  • 40

    Our professional staff currently operates more than 40 locally managed and delivered programs.