January 31, 2019
VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA OPENS 40-BED TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAM FOR HOMELESS VETERANS IN SACRAMENTO COUNTY
Volunteers of America Northern California and Northern Nevada launched a 40-bed transitional housing and employment services program for veterans experiencing homelessness in Sacramento County.
October 9, 2018
Reno, Nevada (October 9, 2018) — The City of Reno and Volunteers of America (VOA) Northern California and Northern Nevada held a graduation ceremony for seven members of the current class of the Reno Works program today, October 9, 2018 at Reno City Hall. The latest Reno Works session began on July 16, 2018.
August 7, 2018
Volunteers of America Northern California & Northern Nevada’s Operation Backpack will be providing a new backpack filled with grade-appropriate school supplies to 300 children during this main pick-a-pack event.
In the News
March 3, 2019
VOA is partnering with Front Street Animal Shelter to provide emergency shelter and meals in a safe, warm space for individuals experiencing homelessness and their pets.
January 22, 2019
The Sacramento Bee - Why making connections is essential to the homeless community’s healing process
The Sacramento Bee featured an op/ed from our very own Division Director of Shelter Services, David Silveira. David writes to emphasize the importance of community in the healing process to those struggling on their path to healing and reintegration into our society. Read the full piece below.
September 26, 2017
SPECIALIZED JOB FAIR CONNECTS FORMERLY HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS, VETERANS AND AGED-OUT FOSTER YOUTH WITH READY-TO-HIRE EMPLOYERS
Volunteers of America Northern California and Northern Nevada is hosting Hire Up, on Friday April 7th. Through collaboration with local employers, the goal of Hire Up is to help formerly homeless individuals, veterans, and aged-out foster youth to find stable employment as they re-enter the workforce.
March 6, 2019
Big thanks to Our Little Light Foundation for their generous support of Mather Community Campus (MCC) programs with a $100K grant. Watch what happens when we tell VOA board member Paul Esch and the residents at MCC!
October 1, 2018
See the faces you give hope to...
May 18, 2018
Volunteers of America Northern California & Northern Nevada 17th annual breakfast hosts stories of inspiration, success, and vision. Leo McFarland, CEO and President, shares his thoughts and reflections of the organization.
Changing Lives ~ Stories of those served and those that give
October 29, 2018
Greg Waldron, who served in the Army, didn’t have the easiest transition upon returning home. Married with two children, the family found themselves homeless and living in their truck. Greg sought out help from Volunteers of America Veteran Services, and staff quickly identified his skill set in Signal (communications) experience.
October 24, 2017
Sarah not only found the tools she needed to create a new life for herself, but also found the support of a caring community that she so desperately lacked.
October 24, 2017
James was in 15 foster homes between the ages of 10 and 18. Now he's found love and stability.
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