About Volunteers of America in the Carolinas

At Volunteers of America our mission is to “reach and uplift all people” in answer to God’s call to transform the world through a ministry of service (More about VOA's Mission: https://www.voa.org/our-mission). Founded in 1896 by social reformers Ballington and Maud Booth, Volunteers of America is well-inspired to get the job done with integrity and fortitude. (More VOA history: https://www.voa.org/our-history)

From its service beginnings in 1987, Volunteers of America of the Carolinas, a faith-based non-profit organization, made its own way to “go wherever we are needed, and do whatever comes to hand.”

olunteers of America of the Carolinas provides housing through affordable living communities for seniors, families and those with disabilities in North Carolina and South Carolina. The opening of our first affordable housing program in 1992 spurred further development of properties which allows residents increased independence

olunteers of America of the Carolinas serves veterans needing residential stability in 27 North Carolina counties. Through its transitional housing program for veterans who are homeless and its employment service, VOA Carolinas seeks to empower one of the nation’s most vulnerable groups.  With the motivation of our Founders and the veteran-centric Values of the Staff and Volunteers our Veterans Programs              demonstrate a result-oriented focus to its services.

olunteers of America of the Carolinas provides health care and support for elders living in the home so they may remain living at home.  With Senior CommUnity Care of North Carolina or PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) elders living in the North Carolina counties of Wake, Durham and parts of Granville will receive the dignity and comfort they deserve.

"Volunteers of America is a Christian church that answers God’s call to transform the world through a ministry of service that feeds, clothes and demonstrates to all people that they are beloved children of God."