AmeriCorps at the Falls

Serve Others

Service Plan
New York State Service Plan 2021-2023
On March 18, 2021, the New York State Commission on National and Community Service adopted the New York State Service Plan, which outlines strategies and goals for addressing the needs of New York State communities through service and volunteerism.
COVID-19 Response
New York State AmeriCorps VISTA Program
New York State has launched an AmeriCorps VISTA program to help New Yorkers recover from the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more information on the program and where to apply, click the links below.
Add your phone. Stop the spread.
Download the COVID Alert NY app and get COVID-19 exposure alerts.

Protect your community while maintaining your privacy.
Get Involved
Help Respond to COVID-19
We are all in this together. We will get through this together.
Click the link below for information on how you can help New York respond to the COVID-19 emergency.

What We Do

Commission Office Reopened
The New York State Commission on National and Community Service reopened its office on Monday, July 27, 2020. To contact the Commission, please call 518-473-8882 or email Commission staff directly.
Alumni Registration
AmeriCorps Alums
Register as an AmeriCorps Alum to gain access to special benefits, resources, and opportunities.
Change a Life. Become a Mentor.
The New York State Mentoring Program
Help make a real difference in a young person’s life and give them hope for the future.
National Direct Consultation
Multi-State AmeriCorps Programs
Organizations that intend to operate an AmeriCorps program in more than one state or territory must apply directly to the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps and other national service programs in the United States.

However, prior to submitting an application to CNCS, multi-state applicants must consult with the Commissions of the states in which they intend to operate. Multi-state organizations proposing to operate in New York State should consult with the New York State Commission by submitting the National Direct Consultation Form below.