Founded in 1896, Volunteers of America-Greater New York is a nonprofit organization that operates more than 70 human service programs in the area. It offers a range of shelter services and independent living programs. The organization also provides youth enrichment and support services. Volunteers of America-Greater New York additionally offers correctional services to over 300 offenders annually. It organizes various social and recreational activities, including sporting events, games, and cookouts. The organization is a part of Volunteers of America, which is one of the oldest and largest human service organizations in the United States and serves more than 2 million homeless people annually. Volunteers of America-Greater New York is located in New York City.