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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. 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…
…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…
…irector Provide medical clearance for children to attend BFLA child care as needed Qualifications: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) with three years of experience Preferred experience with people of various disabilities including p…
… 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 …
…s May on a dynamic mural decorating the children's playground area of BFL Apartments in the Bronx. Noah Sheroff, Founder of 501 See Streets an organization which brings artists and communities together, worked with renowned visual artis…
…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…
…, culturally-competent victim services Children’s Aid Society Award: $ 1,120,391 Primary Demographic: Survivors of domestic/intimate partner violence, including low-income individuals and immigrants Services and Programming: Assessmen…
…ster egg hunt and threw a party for the children living at the supportive housing facility this month. Kids enjoyed lunch, games and a thrilling Easter egg hunt. Every child also received an Easter basket chock full of goodies, these don…
…and disability to 15 Administration for Children's Services (ACS) workers In January. The interactive presentation aimed to raise awareness related to ACS practices.      …
…Priority I Pop A) and for families with children who have a head of household with a disabling medical condition (50 units of one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments NY/NY III Priority V Pop G). Our Supportive Housing program is physically d…
…ered to. Supervises the engagement of children in all recreational and play activities. Maintain effective disciplinary policies. Maintain good communication and share concerns with clinical team. Provides direct child care services…
…est our fluids, Like the runny nosed children some see us as being, Because we dared trust and were hurt for it. Locked doors, protocols, room searches, Alarms on the doors to keep us in as well as them out. What price safety…
…he future of homeless mothers and their children, together by helping them to become confident and self-sufficient as they prepare to transition out of New York City shelter system to permanent homes."…