After 28 years of operation, Barrier Free Living’s Transitional Housing program closed its doors on April 30, 2018. Barrier Free Living Founder, President/CEO Paul Feuerstein reflects on this ground-breaking program’s successes and challenges working with people with disabilities in New York City. Read his letter here.
Permanent homes for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. On site counseling, skill-building workshops and community events.
Domestic Violence and Disabilities Issues and Solutions
Children and adults with disabilities are four times more likely to be abused then those without disabilities.
There were 23 families at BFL’s Freedom House shelter who moved into their own homes in 2017.
In the first four months of 2018, BFL’s Secret Garden received 543 domestic violence hotline calls
Your can make a difference. Volunteer, get your company involved in a project, or donate to BFL.
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PopGym Self Defense Workshop At Barrier Free Living’s Freedom House Domestic Violence Shelter | Read
No Barriers Summit: Innovation For People With Disabilities | Read
Unique Issues Face By Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Survivors of Domestic Violence | Read
Insights From Barrier Free Living’s Secret Garden Program | Read
Spread The Sparkle Fund Raiser Benefits Barrier Free Living Domestic Violence Programs | Read
Barrier Free Living Team Attends Undoing Racism Workshop | Read
A Fair Shake For Youth At Freedom House Domestic Violence Shelter | Read
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