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… 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…
…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. One in seven men has been the vic…
…ties. This new collection joined the children’s collection that launched in the spring of 2016 in collaboration with the nonprofit Runway of Dreams (whose motto is: promoting the differently-abled in the fashion industry and advancing…
…support for all of them, especially the children. The kids were really happy and the adults were very grateful and that made us truly happy. BFL: What was a highlight of the day? Zack: The highlight of the day was when everybody got t…
…tic violence support groups. Talk to Children Ultimately, it is important for the children at shelter to recognize that the violence occurred and that the family is now dedicated to remaining safe. For children it is important that they…
…stic violence, homeless men, women, and children, helping them thrive in safe and supportive communities. “We are often asked to share our favorite fixed income impact investment stories – whether with a particular theme such as affo…
…es more likely to be sexually abused as children. Why are people with disabilities more likely to be abused than their nondisabled peers? According to the Disability Justice Resource Center, which is a resource guide the legal community …
…BFL works with families and hundreds of children each year. Donations of toys and gifts from groups and individuals make a huge impact. If you would like to donate new toys, reach out to [email protected]
…mily, and developmental history for all children in shelter. Coordinate referrals and lead communication for services regarding children such as ACS, preventive, early intervention, and disability mental health providers. Provide guidan…
…rector Laura Rosenthal to seek out deaf children around the country and if they could not find someone, they would cast a hearing child. They sought out deaf communities and received audition tapes from 200 deaf children. Simmonds was ul…
…tionships is the threat of losing their children, a real possibility with the bias against parents with disabilities in the child welfare system. The session will raise awareness of the issue of disability and abuse, and the bias in the chi…
…ot working I love to spend time with my children, and to read and watch documentaries. Watching reality TV is one of my guilty pleasures. I’m not really a fan of taking vacation, but when the time comes, I have lots of items on my bucket …
… was seeing and sharing pictures of the children, whose lives BFL has changed. Though I worked remotely and never got the chance to meet these incredible children, I could tell through their smiling pictures that this organization was chang…
…hree times a week since June. “The children have not missed a day of lessons and have been able to develop their own style of playing ping pong,” says Julie Pena, director at BFL Apartments. The kids received sports shoes, as part…
…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…
…hree times a week since June. “The children have not missed a day of lessons and have been able to develop their own style of playing ping pong,” says Julie Pena, director at BFL Apartments. The kids received sports shoes, as part…
… August, David will be working with the children at Barrier Free Living (BFL) apartments in the Bronx on a summer theatre camp. Barrier Free Living apartments has 120 units of supportive housing for survivors of domestic violence with disab…
A mural created by John "Crash" Matos and Wilfredo “Bio” Feliciano  in the kid's playground area of the Barrier Free Living (BFL) Apartments was featured on Pix11 News. View the video below or view full the story at PIX-11's web…
… helped to see that the men, women, and children are truly SURVIVORS.  The resiliency that our Veterans, survivors of child abuse, and domestic violence have is unparalleled. Everyone truly has more strength than they may know. It inspires…
…olence and their families, including 91 children, many of whom attend the in-house child-care center connected to the outdoor playground. The area’s formerly white wall has been turned into a brightly colored mural with a boom box and …