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…f violence, particularly with women and children. I also felt that the staff was close-knit and respectful of each other, and I loved BFL's mission to help support people with disabilities. BFL: What do you most look forward to tackling …
…estic violence on individuals, couples, children, caregivers, and communities. The young adults provided incredible insight as they were given an opportunity to share their points of view and at times their own personal experiences with dom…
…hair repair shop, and face painting for children. The logistics to get there from New York were a bit challenging, but on both days I met many people with mobility challenges who had braved Penn Station with its inadequate elevators to g…
…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. Photo at top, a mother and daughter …
…ic violence survivors, including women, children and men, with or without disabilities. Its service programs include individual counseling for adults and children, support groups, safety planning, case management, housing assistance, occupa…
…ople with Disabilities 4 times Children and adults with disabilities are four times more likely to be abused then those without disabilities. 100s Hundreds of passionate volunteers have supported our mission since 1981. …
…s, and obesity. One study found that children who are exposed to adverse events are more likely to report serious health problems as adults, and that the risk increases with the number of events they were exposed to (Centers for Disease …
…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.  …
…w and reach their fullest potential. Children with disabilities are four times more likely than nondisabled children to experience violence (World Health Organization) and people with disabilities are three times as likely as no-disabled…
…heir goal is to "teach chess to as many children as possible and hope to impart their life long interest and passion for the game." Barrier Free Living's Freedom House domestic violence shelter offers safe, accessible shelter to survivor…
…primarily with disabilities or who have children with disabilities. Freedom House is physically equipped to serve people with all kinds of disabilities. The staff of Freedom House is fluent in English, Spanish and American Sign Language. …
…ividual and group counseling to adults, children and adolescents. Stalking against Deaf individuals is underreported due to systemic barriers which include a lack of communication access and attitudinal barriers. Deaf individuals are oft…
…o want to have conversations with their children about sexual violence, exploitation, and violations could use a tool like these videos to help them. In fact, in her TEDx talk, when advocating asking practical questions, Sarah gave an ex…
…ess Month  Freedom House: Working With Children In Our Domestic Violence Shelter June Is Elder Abuse Month Freedom House: Guiding Families to Heal  Trauma Disables and Disability Traumatizes: Part 1 of 3 Trauma Disables and Disability Tr…
…’s Story Jean is the mother of two children, Robin (4 years old) and Alexis (2 years old). Jean came to Freedom House due to her husband’s severe emotional, physical, and financial abuse. Jean’s husband had a lucrative job and w…
…. Devise a code word to use with your children, family, friends, and neighbors when you need the police Use your own instincts and judgment. If the situation is very dangerous, consider giving the abuser what he wants to calm him down. …
…now the facts before you flee with your children. It is very important to obtain a legal consultation with someone who is aware of issues surrounding domestic violence. In New York the Family Justice Center can assist. http://www.nyc.gov/ht…
…cal information. · Communicate with children’s schools/child care providers/doctors about who to NOT give information to. · Know where your local police station is. If you have an order of protection, inform the domestic violence …
…ered Freedom House with her three young children—ages ten, seven and four—to flee an abusive relationship. Throughout the years Clara had relied on support from her mother-in-law (Ms. B) who was very close to the children. When Clara…
… which can be traumatizing. Custody of Children Similarly, if a batterer is not actively seeking custody of his/her children and does not know the location of the family, the victim should consult with an attorney to determine whether o…
…ence High School are working with both children and adults this winter at Barrier Free Living apartments, a complex in the Bronx offering permanent homes to survivors of domestic violence with disabilities. The tutors meet weekly with e…
…with cancer patients and families with children at risk of foster placement. Kindness is a language which the Deaf can hear and the Blind can see. Mark Twain For many culturally competent advocates and service providers being kind i…
… meeting was called for both adults and children. Residents had the opportunity to talk about their concerns prior to the storm. During the meeting, the community agreed upon basic safety procedures. Prior to the storm, residents agreed …
…ry Ms. A is 25 years old and has two children, ages one and six who came to Freedom House Emergency Shelter in July of 2012. During the last incident of violence her abuser punched her repeatedly in the head and broke two vertebrae by…
…omestic 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 a review of some basic …
…ims to build healthy relationships with children, to understand a child’s development and to help them grow in a way that emphasizes their potential. Being “purposeful” in parenting can include meeting a child’s essential needs (bat…
…ow features Oscar winner Marlee Matlin (Children of A Lesser God) set to recur, joining series regulars Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Zach Gilford (Kingdom, Friday Night Lights) and Colt Prattes (Dirty Dancing). It’s slated for pre…
…erienced trauma, or are elderly, or are children who may or may not have behavior or learning problems. For nearly two decades, Barrier Free Living has used pet therapy in its work with both people with disabilities, and survivors of dom…
…ic violence and homeless men, women and children — to thrive in safe, supportive communities. …
…ic violence and homeless men, women and children — to thrive in safe, supportive communities. Spread the Sparkle's mission is to "offer a home for the holidays by creating events focused on celebrating family for individuals and kids w…