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…arrier Free Living Transitional Housing shelter residents created floral bouquets for themselves, family and friends this May. The workshop, facilitated by the BFL Occupational Therapy team,  allowed for social engagement and participatio…
…es and a lunch with the families at the shelter. The volunteers worked with young shelter residents to create ceramic handprints, t-shirts and jewelry that kids presented to their parents after lunch.  …
…ents at the emergency domestic violence shelter. In addition to celebrating and reaffirming goals set during the 4 week workshop, Shine set up an "Aida's Dare to Dream" booth, and asked residents, staff and volunteers to write down what th…
…e it happen.  When the need to provide shelter for victims of domestic violence with disabilities or with children with disabilities became known, the organization, which barely had the financial resources to pay its bills, took responsibi…
…ve been used to buy a new stove to feed shelter residents, and to fund initiatives like Barrier Free Living’s successful Project Give Back, where a former shelter resident designs a workshop or project to inspire current shelter residents…
…tion for the people we work with at our shelters and programs for people with disabilities who are survivors of domestic violence or who have been homeless. Early on as a Deaf individual, did you face particular challenges that felt dauntin…
…ee Living's  Freedom House  emergency shelter this March. The goal in the next 4 weeks, says Shine coordinators, is to "have clients set and achieve their savings goals for housing." The mission of Shine Foundation is to improve the fin…
…t BRC Jack Ryan's Residence - a 200-bed shelter for homeless men diagnosed with mental illness and chemical addictions - I learned about the many complex needs and issues that homeless people in the city face. I was able to bring some of th…
…eedom House Emergency Domestic Violence shelter continues its ongoing commitment to increased education and awareness around Domestic Violence issues with a roster of  DV 101 Trainings this winter. "It's a rich curriculum that focuses on …
…eedom House Emergency Domestic Violence shelter hosted a book fair for young residents in January, trumpeting the call that "Today's Readers will be Tomorrow's Leaders." The fair, which drew shelter residents aged 4 to 12, was made possibl…
…iving's Freedom House Domestic Violence Shelter for herself and her three children is a moment she will forever cherish. That moment, however, was only the beginning of a journey that would take several twists over the next several years…
…urprise call to Freedom House Emergency Shelter on the day of the holiday party, offering to supply the domestic violence shelter with bags of toys for the children residing there. Yenely Gomez, Director of Child Care/Recreation at Freedom…
…quarter of those entering New York City shelters do so because of an experience of domestic violence.…
…d us to create Freedom House Emergency Shelter for Disabled People and Barrier Free Living Apartments.   She leaves behind a great legacy.  We mourn her loss and we give thanks for her life!" Among Theresa’s many accomplishments are…
…ith the program increased the number of shelter residents who were able to utilize the home care services and other resources while in shelter. In January 2013, he took on the role of Program Director of Barrier Free Living and managed the…
…ith the program increased the number of shelter residents who were able to utilize the home care services and other resources while in shelter. In January 2013, he took on the role of Program Director of Barrier Free Living and managed the…
…n July" party for the domestic violence shelter's families. Pasqual has been donating her time doing yoga classes at Freedom House for the past 8 years. Activities at the event included spin art, cookie decorating and yoga. BFL's Occupatio…
…iving continues its work with staff and shelter residents on expressing anger in a productive way. Anger Specialist Anne Markowitz, LCSW (pictured) is guiding the work this summer. View our Mission, Vision and Values here. …
…nt of Barrier Free Livings Transitional Shelter in 2009, didn’t want to just move on in her life, she wanted to give back. “For me, Barrier Free Living’s Transitional Housing program was a saving grace. I came to believe that whate…
…I managed both supportive housing and a shelter. I know that housing is a basic human need. And I know that there are techniques that allow for healing and can foster independence. We strongly believe in creating an environment to foster…
…es and a lunch with the families at the shelter. The volunteers worked with young shelter residents to create ceramic handprints, t-shirts and jewelry that kids presented to their parents after lunch.…
…I managed both supportive housing and a shelter. I know that housing is a basic human need. And I know that there are techniques that allow for healing and can foster independence. We strongly believe in creating an environment to foster…
…m today, speaking with residents of the shelter and touring the facility. Freedom House is nationally recognized as the first fully accessible emergency shelter for disabled victims of domestic violence and their families. Paul Feuerstein…
… by working on a project related to the shelter. Thomas, a former resident painted a dynamic, inspirational mural on the patio of the Transitional Housing program. Thomas is featured in the Barrier Free Living mission film by Blake Drum…
…ation to the people we work with in our shelters, men and women with disabilities who have been homeless, or are survivors of domestic violence. Can you tell us about the moment after the accident, when things turned around for you. When yo…
…s new Project Give Back, where a former shelter resident designs a workshop or project to inspire current shelter residents. Funds were also used for a new refrigerator for the shelter's dining room, which serves three meals a day to the 48…
…rier Free Living's Transitional Housing shelter for people with disabilities. Art Connects New York is a charitable organization that, with the help of its donors, connects artists and curators with social service agencies in New York Cit…
NAPO-NY choose Freedom House emergency shelter for its Go Month Project, tackling the overflowing donation clothes pantry area. Check out the amazing Before and After pictures. NAPO-NY is a chapter of the National Association of Professio…
… Clutter choose Freedom House emergency shelter for its Go Month Project, tackling the overflowing donation clothes pantry area. Check out the amazing Before and After pictures. Power Thru The Clutter, LLC was established by Lydia Thomas…