VOADV has named Alison Accettola as senior vice president for government relations. A long-time public servant recognized for her advocacy work, Accettola joins VOADV after serving as executive director of the Senate Democratic Office (SDO). “Alison has spent her career working to identify ways to lift up the people of New Jersey. I’ve personally witnessed firsthand her passion for helping the people VOADV serves, her incredible mind and her tireless advocacy,” said Dan Lombardo, VOADV president and CEO.
‘Gut-Wrenching:’ Homeless Booted From Hideaway Under AC Pier as Crews Prep for Phish
VOADV was recently on-site to provide services when dozens of residents were relocated from a homeless encampment under the Atlantic City boardwalk. “One of the main issues that we have in Atlantic City is the lack of services-rich interim housing…24/7 services to individuals that are homeless at risk of homelessness and struggling," said Amanda Leese, VOADV Senior Vice President of Reentry and Navigator Services.
What We Do
We provide essential services to our community’s most vulnerable individuals. Each year, we serve more than 13,000 individuals throughout central and southern New Jersey and the Philadelphia region, operating 40 high quality, outcome-driven assistance programs.
People provided with direct, immediate services annually.
High quality, outcome-driven assistance programs offered.
Families in our shelters are placed in permanent housing.
Families' holiday wishes fulfilled through Adopt-A-Family program.
Recidivism rate for clients served by Safe Return program.