WELCOME TO NEW YORKERS FOR CHILDREN

"If I weren't receiving support from New Yorkers for Children,
I think I would be lost."

"If I weren't receiving support from New Yorkers for Children,
I think I would be lost."

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About Us

NYFC has more than 20 years of experience working directly with transition-aged youth, ACS, and the city’s private foster care agencies in serving this population. Since its inception, NYFC has distributed more than $55 million to support youth in foster care, including $5 million in scholarship funds to promote post-secondary education for youth aging out of care.

Our Mission

As the nonprofit partner to the Administration for Children’s Services, NEW YORKERS FOR CHILDREN protects, ensures, and promotes the safety and well-being of NYC’s children and families, with an emphasis on youth in foster care.


 

 

BECAUSE ALL CHILDREN DESERVE TO BE SAFE, HEALTHY, AND ACHIEVE THEIR FULLEST POTENTIAL

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SINCE 1996, NEW YORKERS FOR CHILDREN HAS DISTRIBUTED $55 MILLION
IN TRANSFORMATIVE SERVICES AND RESOURCES TO YOUTH IN FOSTER CARE

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YOUTH SERVED ANNUALLY
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OF NYFC SCHOLARS STAY IN SCHOOL
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BACK-TO-SCHOOL PACKAGES DISTRIBUTED

 

WHAT THE YOUTH WE SERVE ARE SAYING

Receiving my Back-to-School Package was a very special feeling, like someone really cared about me, and my educational goals. The program gives me the motivation to strive towards greater academic achievement!

Tiffany

Back-To-School Package Recipient

As far as my academics, you play a big role. I know that I'm not alone because if there's anything you can do, even if it's not related to school -- like housing or personal issues -- I know that NYFC will help me. I just want to say thank you because before you came into my life, I didn't know how I was going to afford college and buy my books.

Melissa

NYFC Scholar

I am incredibly grateful to NYFC for restoring my hope and putting me on a path to success. I'm looking forward to graduating next semester!

Patrick

NYFC Scholar

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