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…ividual and group counseling to adults, children and adolescents. Prior to Freedom House she worked with youth in alternatives to detention and incarceration programs, student veterans and crime victims. Since opening in 2006 as one of t…
Studies reveal that 80 to 90% of children who live in violent homes are keenly aware of the violence. ("Effects of Domestic Violence on Children," Mediation Quarterly)* The fact is, children often come to programs like Barrier Free Living…
…ividual and group counseling to adults, children and adolescents. Prior to Freedom House she worked with youth in alternatives to detention and incarceration programs, student veterans and crime victims. Approximately 12.7 to 17.9% of Am…
Art created by the children living at Barrier Free Living's Freedom House domestic violence shelter will be on display Monday October 17. The exhibit is presented by the NYC Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence, NYC Human Resou…
…ser and the victim. But what about the children? Ray and Janay Rice have a 2-year-old daughter. We don't know if she has ever witnessed domestic violence in her household or ever will. What we do know is more than 3 million children hav…
…kes a look at the toll war takes on the children of warriors. View the Video. …
…ents by Secrets catering and the Harlem Children's Zone (HCZ) was held at BFL's Freedom House emergency shelter. Events by Secrets provided Freedom House families brunch, a  hot dog cart,  popcorn cart and gifts. Harlem Children Zone pro…
…r event to benefit homeless mothers and children, donating gifts to the kids of Freedom House Emergency Shelter. "The children each received a backpack with supplies, a new pair of sneakers, an outfit, and gift card to Children's Place," s…
Sexual Abuse of Children with Disabilities: A National Snapshot was recently released at a congressional briefing in Washington, DC.  The report provides an overview of the latest research on the incidence and prevalence of sexual abuse o…
… The Issue 4 times Children and adults with disabilities are four times more likely to be abused then those without disabilities. 9,000 In the NYC metropolitan area, women with a disability earn on average nearl…
… The Issue 4 times Children and adults with disabilities are four times more likely to be abused then those without disabilities. 9,000 In the NYC metropolitan area, women with a disability earn on average nearl…
… The Issue 4 times Children and adults with disabilities are four times more likely to be abused then those without disabilities. 9,000 In the NYC metropolitan area, women with a disability earn on average nearl…
… The Issue 4 times Children and adults with disabilities are four times more likely to be abused then those without disabilities. 9,000 In the NYC metropolitan area, women with a disability earn on average nearl…
…of experience working with individuals, children and families as an agent of support and guidance. She can provide a safe place to have a "real talk" and open discussions of all factors that impact "who we are and what we do; as a person of…
…abilities. Freedom House accepts women, children, and men.  Its programs include individual counseling for adults and children, support groups, safety planning, case management, housing assistance, occupational therapy, financial clinic se…
…abilities. Freedom House accepts women, children and men.  Its programs include individual counseling for adults and children, support groups, safety planning, case management, housing assistance, occupational therapy, financial clinic ser…
…, the client or colleague has screaming children at his or her end of the call, make it a ten minute call and have another ten minute call later or next day. If a project needs to be postponed, schedule it or break it into steps that you…
… serving approximately 1,500 adults and children. Our teams provide counseling, case management, financial empowerment, and wellness programming. However, BFL is more than just direct services. We support our participants, tenants and re…
…ng an avenue for economic independence. Children are home from school, increasing stress and possibly exposing children to domestic violence. Victims with disabilities are more vulnerable to illness and may be more likely to stay with an…
…issue of violence against women men and children. For those who have been affected by violence, it is a means of expressing their emotions by decorating a t-shirt. …
…abilities. Freedom House accepts women, children and men.  Its programs include individual counseling for adults and children, support groups, safety planning, case management, housing assistance, occupational therapy, financial clinic ser…
…ving in an abusive relationship with my children's father and picked up the phone to find shelter. I was accepted at (Barrier Free Living’s) Freedom House (domestic violence shelter) and my new life began. Freedom House I entered Fr…
…ividual and group counseling to adults, children and adolescents. Prior to Freedom House she worked with youth in alternatives to detention and incarceration programs, student veterans and crime victims. Intense substance abuse, such as …
…issue of violence against women men and children. For those who have been affected by violence, it is a means of expressing their emotions by decorating a t-shirt. The clothesline project will be held on the back parking lot of our Barrier …
…y basis, by witnessing the families and children he meets overcome the sometimes daunting challenges they face. "Understanding and knowing the everyday challenges that families, children, and individuals of color face inspires me to do m…
…dividual safety and the safety of their children. It’s not difficult to understand why victims of domestic violence would return to an abusive relationship after an unsuccessful attempt to leave. Without the ability to obtain housing o…
…e able support the brave women, men and children that come through our doors (at Freedom House) every day. For over 12 years I have worked in the social work field on both a macro and micro level.  All of these experiences combined have…
…ividual and group counseling to adults, children and adolescents. Prior to Freedom House she worked with youth in alternatives to detention and incarceration programs, student veterans and crime victims. February 14 is Valentine’s Day.…