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.
If you have a disability and are looking for reasonable accommodation at a DHS shelter use this form here.
Permanent homes for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. On site counseling, skill-building workshops and community events.
The complex is currently full.
Domestic Violence and Disabilities Issues and Solutions
Children and adults with disabilities are four times more likely to be abused then those without disabilities.
In the NYC metropolitan area, women with a disability earn on average nearly $9,000 less than women without disabilities, and $16,000 per year less than men without a disability.
The number of outreaches done by BFL’s Secret Garden team in 2018. The team also offered 2,339 face to face session to survivors of domestic violence.
Your can make a difference. Volunteer, get your company involved in a project, or donate to BFL.
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