• Operation Backpack

    Set A Student Up For Success

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  • Our Services

    We operate 40 high quality, outcome-driven assistance programs

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  • We're Hiring.

    View our available career opportunities

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Featured Stories

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    Atlantic City hosts summit on human trafficking

    We recently hosted our Human Trafficking Summit: The Hidden Crisis to bring together state officials, local elected officials, law enforcement partners and community stakeholders to assess human trafficking in the state and develop collaborative solutions. VOADV staff worked tirelessly for months to ensure a comprehensive, informative, and collaborative event.

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    Commissioners Provide More than $12 Million to Local Nonprofits

    “COVID-19 continues to have a profound impact on communities across the nation, even right here in Camden County. Innovative funding opportunities like this help us and our fellow community-based organizations reach even more individuals in need – allowing us to expand services, provide comprehensive support to those impacted by the pandemic and further our mission to serve those in need.” - VOADV CEO & President Daniel L. Lombardo

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    Police in the Philly region are forging partnerships with social workers to better handle mental health crises

    Our IMPACT program was recently featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer story highlighting police and social worker partnerships in responding to mental health crises.

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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.

  • 13,000

    People provided with direct, immediate services annually.

  • 40

    High quality, outcome-driven assistance programs offered.

  • 55%

    Families in our shelters are placed in permanent housing.

  • 1,000

    Families' holiday wishes fulfilled through Adopt-A-Family program.

  • 10%

    Recidivism rate for clients served by Safe Return program.