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…iving's Freedom House domestic violence shelter this October. (Take a short virtual tour of Freedom House here.) We caught up with PopGym team member Grey to find out a bit more about this innovative organization in New York City. BFL…
…iving's Freedom House Domestic Violence shelter this October. Freedom House offers crisis shelter to survivors of domestic violence with disabilities, and their families. (Watch a virtual tour of Freedom House here.) Fair Shake works …
…Are a Person with a Disability and Need Shelter—Know Your Rights Rulings about shelter for persons with a disability in New York City Class Action Concerning Access to Shelter for Individuals with Disabil…
…iving's Freedom House domestic violence shelter took a special trip to see Broadway's School of Rock, thanks to support from The East Harlem Community Partnership Program/Union Settlement. Staff and 18 kids took in the sites of Time Squa…
…w to Find a Women’s Domestic Violence Shelter Information on how to find shelter in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx or Staten Island How do I find a domestic violence shelter for women near me in New Yo…
Women's Shelters in New York City How to find a women's shelter in New York City How do I find a women’s shelter near me in New York City? For women seeking shelter in New York City, …
Shelters Near Me How to find a shelter in New York City How do I find a homeless shelter near me in New York City? In New York City you seek assistance by visiting intake shelters. The …
…g’s Freedom House domestic violence shelter.  Sara is a licensed social worker who received a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College in 2015.  Sara has been a social worker at Freedom H…
…iving's Freedom House domestic violence shelter in 2014, the only thing on her mind was safety.  Not long into her stay, she discovered the power of helping others as part of her own healing journey.  Today, as a senior at  Hunter Colle…
…iving's Freedom House domestic violence shelter expressed gratitude for recent toy donations, and was featured in the Second Chance June 2018 Toy Blog Toy Tales: Giving Comfort and Expressing Feelings (below).  Our ongoing series of #T…
…ing’s Freedom House domestic violence shelter celebrated it’s 11th year anniversary by honoring staff and celebrating the program’s mission. Staff members were presented with awards during the event as the agency honored the progra…
…iving's Freedom House domestic violence shelter offers safe, accessible shelter to survivors of domestic violence and their families.…
…Free Living’s Freedom House Emergency Shelter where the team immediately began to assist her in the transition. Ms. G’s social worker contacted her lawyer in Florida and obtained a lawyer in NY with the assistance from the Family Jus…
…Free Living’s Freedom House Emergency Shelter and understand more than we may think. The key is finding and developing safe ways for the children to speak about, and heal after experiencing the violence. Children’s exposure to violen…
Five Key Areas of Safety: A special follow up to An Innovative New Method for Measuring Safety.  The team responds to insights from the initial article on An Innovative New Method for Measuring Safety. The response to the last article…
…port at BFL’s Freedom House Emergency Shelter—but their life-long journey to living a ‘safe’ life free of abuse only begins there. A key component of the overall healing experience at Freedom House involves comprehensive safety p…
…g’s Freedom House domestic violence shelter. Sara is a licensed social worker who received a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College in 2015.  Sara has been a social worker at Freedom Hou…
…rier Free Living's Transitional Housing shelter for people with disabilities, shares how why he "Gave Back" by painting a dynamic mural at the shelter. The shelter works with formerly homeless people with disabilities to find permanent h…
As an Emergency Shelter for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities, safety planning is a critical part of the mission of Barrier Free Living’s Freedom House. Safety planning can range from learning about internet related safe…
…eedom House, a crisis domestic violence shelter for adults and children with disabilities, welcomes residents who rely on a service animal in their daily living. Recently, a resident with a comfort animal entered the shelter which prompted …
July is National Purposeful Parenting month, which led to a flurry of articles, Facebook posts and Twitter bites regarding the concept. In general, Purposeful Parenting aims to build healthy relationships with children, to understand a chil…
…iving's Freedom House domestic violence shelter offers her insights on Freedom House's work with male domestic violence survivors. Sara is a licensed social worker who received a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Silberman School of So…
…ar," says Holmes. Freedom House is a shelter for survivors of domestic violence, and their families. In the top photo: Shift Supervisor Talisa Cora, Resident Aide/Driver Lena Flores, and Resident Aide Zenamarie Castro.  …
…rier Free Living's Transitional Housing shelter this June to donate health products to the residents. The students met with program director LeShan Gaulman (in photo above), to learn about the program which offers shelter to formerly hom…
…d the event, along with LeShan Gaulman, shelter director. Activities included chair yoga, booths with information about vitamins, ways to alleviate stress, and smoking cessation, along with a very popular fresh fruit smoothie area. "W…
…rier Free Living's Transitional Housing shelter for formerly homeless people with disabilities has launched a resident newsletter for winter 2017. Created by the program's Occupational Therapy department, the staff and the residents con…
…- and/or individuals/families living in shelters. The free event is at 106 145th St., NY NY 10039 from 11am-3pm.…
Art made by the kids from Barrier Free Living's (BFL) domestic violence programs was on display at the TD Bank's Bring Change Event Friday Oct. 7 in NYC. BFL works with people with disabilities — both survivors of domestic violence a…
…iving'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 Resources Administration and Gibney Dance Company. The eve…