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LA City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell gives tour of housing options ahead of Echo Park Lake reopening

Tim
26 May, 2021

  LOS ANGELES - Long before Echo Park Lake’s homeless encampment became a public safety issue, Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell was identifying and creating potential housing solutions for Council District 13. "Homelessness is the issue of the day. We didn’t get this way overnight, and we’re not going to solve...

ORANGE COUNTY AND VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA LOS ANGELES HAVE LAUNCHED THE EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Tim
16 February, 2021

Volunteers of America Los Angeles will distribute millions to vulnerable renters during COVID-19 pandemic Orange County, CA, February 15, 2021– The County of Orange launched its Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program on February 1, 2021 and will accept applications during the month of February from eligible renter households with unpaid rent...

VOA National Services awarded $3 million grant from Wells Fargo Foundation to develop innovative veteran housing solutions

Tim
18 November, 2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. November 11, 2020—Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded Volunteers of America National Services(VOANS) with a $3 million grant to develop permanent supportive affordable homes for previously homeless veterans using innovative construction techniques while also supporting much needed construction job training for...

MLB & THE MISSION CONTINUES HELP RENOVATE VOALA ALL-STAR VETERANS COURTYARD

Tim
16 November, 2020

  As part of the 2020 All-Star Legacy initiative, the Courtyard at the Volunteers of America Los Angeles Ballington Plaza Apartments was renovated in partnership with The Mission Continues, a nonprofit organization that empowers veterans facing the challenge of adjusting to life at home to find new missions. This project joins several...

Letter from Bob Pratt, CEO to VOALA team

Tim
5 June, 2020

  June 4, 2020 To:       Volunteers of America of Los Angeles Team From: Bob Pratt, CEO Given the turmoil of the last week, I wanted to reach out to the members of the VOALA team directly. VOALA unequivocally condemns the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and so many others before them.  We recognize...

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: L.A. Care

Ralph
23 February, 2018

VOALA’s mission is to help disadvantaged people meet their potential through programs that encourage positive development, promote self-sufficiency and foster independence. The group that often falls through the cracks are those not diagnosed as needing substance abuse residential treatment.  As a result, the individuals continue to be lost to...

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