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…pond adequately to widespread abuse of children and adults with disabilities. The Report -- "Abuse of People with Disabilities: Victims and Their Families Speak Out" -- analyzes the results of what may be the largest survey of its kind in…
…ies, I came from a place of despair, my children and I unsure of what would happen next, had to flee for our lives.  When I came to the pick up location, I was nervous and scared.  This woman approached me so shy like and kind.  She said…
…ization that provides dance classes for children with disabilities. Currently, children  of all ages come from all over the tri-state region to participate. There is a voluntary contribution  for classes to help cover the cost of the prog…
…breaking into the house where their two children slept. Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/national/disabled-get-help-to-escape-home-violence-20130817-2s3yj.html#ixzz2cQgBKXol…
Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness reports in its Uncensored Summer Issue on BFL Freedom House's vibrant Beyond Freedom Group. In the article Pearl Brownstein writes about the post-shelter support group for DV survivors.  …
…om Goldman Sachs. Resident families and children took part in crafts, empowerment activities and enjoyed a live performance.…
… Wish Network has honored more than 30 children at Freedom House Emergency Shelter with a Hero of the Month award. The honorees of this program are children between the ages of 3 and 18 who have faced and overcome difficult circumstances…
…th the volunteers and the residents – children and adults alike.  You all put your heart and soul into the day and I am confident that we brought some joy to Freedom House! It was an incredible dedicated group that I was very proud to be…
…,000 people, including more than 22,000 children, slept each night on the street or in a City shelter, the largest homeless shelter population ever recorded. Click here to view rally flyer. …
…treets. Twenty-two thousand of them are children. HSU joined United to End Homelessness to bring attention to the issue and educate the mayoral candidates on the various solutions that can end this crisis in NYC. Along with attending next …
…omkins, SUNY Buffalo Law School, Women, Children & Social Justice Clinic. Presented by: Karalyn Rossi, SUNY Buffalo Law School, Clinic Student.…
… Gather is a concert celebrating women, children and families that are overcoming the cycle of abuse, and are claiming self-determination and personal transformation. The Women Gather is an energetic, joyous celebration of courage and victo…
The children at BFL's Freedom House Domestic Violence emergency shelter took part in a special pajama party this month, thanks to a donation from the nationally known Pajama Program. The Pajama Program provides new pajamas and new books t…
… Fund has provided direct assistance to children, families and the elderly in New York. To celebrate the 101st campaign, an article will appear daily through Jan. 25. Each profile will illustrate the difference that even a modest amount of …
…id needs funding. Refuges need funding. Children need help. Cut backs have caused an uneasy ripple of monotony of unnessesary heartaches. We can’t change the past but we can change the future. I have cried a river of tears ….but I refus…
Children with disabilities are four times more likely than typically developing kids to be victims of violence, according to a first-of-its-kind global analysis, reports the disability scoop. In a review of 20 years worth of data, research…
…aining and athletic competition for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of skills and fri…
…om Goldman Sachs. Resident families and children took part in crafts, empowerment activities and created a garden on the patio. …