Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania designs and operates programs that address today's most pressing social needs in communities across the Commonwealth.
Volunteers of America services in Pennsylvania include daycare, rapid rehousing and support for veterans and their families, workforce development, mental health services, shelter for homeless women in need, supportive living, pregnancy counseling, transportation for the elderly and handicapped, and thrift stores.
Additionally, Volunteers of America of Pennsylvania provides affordable family housing, as well as affordable housing for the elderly, those with mental illness, and young adults, ages 18 to 25, who are struggling and at risk for homelessness.
Nationwide, Volunteers of America helps almost 2 million people in 400 communities. This aid includes services and programs for:
- Disadvantaged and neglected children and youth
- The elderly
- Persons with disabilities
- Homeless individuals and families
- Men and women re-entering communities from prison
- And many others
Effectiveness, quality, and longevity are hallmarks of our programs. Caring, compassion, and commitment are the consistent characteristics of our staff and volunteers.