Volunteers of America Los Angeles – VOALA was founded in 1896 on the core belief in the potential of every person no matter the circumstance.

At VOALA it’s our job to make sure that potential is realized.

We retain the essence of our founders’ legacy with a broad scope of support and services for all – regardless of race, gender, age, or religious preference.


  • VOALA opens affordable housing facilities in Northridge and Woodland Hills - As the housing crisis in Los Angeles continues, Volunteers of America Los Angeles (VOALA) is proud to continue its ongoing partnership with the California Department of Housing and Community Development and City of Los Angeles to provide safe, permanent housing opportunities for individuals in need. Through this collaborative effort, VOALA recently opened two affordable, permanent… Read More...


Children Children

VOALA services for children place an emphasis on Education, Literacy, and Health. The skills and confidence gained from our programs promote a stable home life and ensure a smooth transition into... learn more

Youth Youth

With the help of family, school and community, today’s youth has a greater possibility of shifting their own futures to become self-sufficient leaders of tomorrow. Volunteers of America offers... learn more

Families Families

A strong family is the backbone of a healthy and productive community. With the main focus being stability and self–empowerment, our continuum of family services address Housing (emergency,... learn more

Women Women

Women and children make up 76% of people living in poverty. We offer a wide variety of programs for women including female veterans, single mothers, victims of domestic violence, women challenged by... learn more

Adults Adults

Our specialized programs for adults provide relief and support services to men and women in need. We implement best-practice program models that successfully meet the needs of people who are... learn more

Veterans Veterans

VOALA programs address the myriad issues facing Veterans and their families including depression, anxiety, PTSD, TBI, substance use disorders, homelessness, unemployment, and lack of education. Our... learn more

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