Helping America's Most Vulnerable

Help Them Thrive!

your donations go directly to programs and services that reach far into Northern New England

After providing food, shelter and healing for struggling Americans for over 100 years, Volunteers of America knows that the biggest holiday miracles often start with the simplest acts of kindness and generosity. From now through the holiday season, you can help make those miracles possible by celebrating the inspiring stories that follow—and by sharing the inspiration with your friends and family.

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  • Our Exciting and Innovative Cabin in the Woods Program

    The First of its Kind in New England

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  • Providing Affordable Housing for Seniors

    WE ARE THE NATION'S LEADING NONPROFIT PROVIDER OF QUALITY OPTIONS IN AFFORDABLE SENIOR HOUSING COMMUNITIES.

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  • Promoting Peace one conversation at a time.

    our skilled mediators and facilitators are at your service

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  • Offering Successful Community Justice Programs

    ReEntry Centers that reduce recidivism and save taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars

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  • Providing an array of Behavioral Health Services

    Because everyone deserves a safe and welcoming place to call home.

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  • Taking on the most difficult tasks

    Volunteers of America is the charity that always steps forward to help the most underserved

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  • Helping Veterans Come All the Way Home

    Thank you for helping us serve the men and women who have served us.

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Reaching out to uplift the human condition and provide opportunity for individual and community involvement.

250 staff members and hundreds of volunteers carry out our mission of service, touching the lives of more than 8,100 people in Northern New England.

News and Events

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    Cabin in the Woods 75 year lease secured

    Our Cabin in the Woods program is all the buzz. Two bedroom cabins will be the first family housing available for homeless female veterans with children in the state of Maine.

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    Collected Weekly Devotionals

    Whether you are seeking solace after a difficult day or looking for gentle guidance, these little prayers from Chaplain Al Boyce are here for you whenever you need them.

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    A Gift of Community Meals from First Advisors and Bessie Brooks Trust

    For the third year in a row, First Advisors and Bessie Brooks Trust have provided us with funding for Community Meals at Westrum House in Topsham.

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