Programs

Press Releases – YV LifeSet Program

Daily News had an exclusive on YV LifeSet Program Monday http://beta.nydailynews.com/new-york/acs-helping-young-people-prepare-life-foster-care-article-1.3948909 Memphis Local Paper Press Release on YV LifeSet. See below links: https://www.news-journal.com/ap/national/public-agencies-nonprofits-in-new-york-city-pittsburgh-launch-intensive/article_9edb1332-f86a-5960-ab09-5cf6b70a9537.html http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/public-agencies-nonprofits-in-new-york-city-pittsburgh-launch-intensive-program-to-help-former-foster-youth-300634852.html https://chronicleofsocialchange.org/child-welfare-2/national-expansion-aging-out-foster-youth-new-york-pittsburgh/30801  

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Press Release – New Task Force To Prevent And End Youth Homelessness

THE CITY OF NEW YORK OFFICE OF THE MAYOR NEW YORK, NY 10007 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 14, 2018 CONTACT: pressoffice@cityhall.nyc.gov, (212) 788-2958 DE BLASIO ADMINISTRATION ANNOUNCES NEW TASK FORCE TO PREVENT AND END YOUTH HOMELESSNESS IN NEW YORK CITY Group of experts will coordinate a six-month community process resulting

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NYFC launches a new program to help older youth in foster care!

YVLifeSet is a program that supports youth ages 17-22 who have been involved in the foster care, juvenile justice and/or mental health system. The YVLifeSet model is implemented by specialists who provide youth with intensive community-based support comprised of both clinical and skill-building interventions. Program success is defined by the

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Charles Evans Emergency Educational Fund

  The Charles Evans Emergency Educational Fund assists young people who were formerly in the foster care system with emergency funding to advance and complete their educational endeavors. This Fund is run in close partnership with ACS, where staff members do an initial application review and make recommendations to NYFC.

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YAB Annual Teambuilding Retreat

In August 2015, the YAB traveled to the NJY Camp in Milford, PA for a productive and fun weekend retreat where they evaluated their work from the past year and clarified their goals for the coming year. Highlights included “show and tell” around the campfire, flying high on the zip

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Wrap to Rap 2015

  Thanks to Macy’s, NYFC’s Board and Friends Committee members, and supporters, NYFC’s 13th Annual Wrap to Rap event was a huge success! Our 2015 Wrap to Rap Presenting Sponsor, Macy’s, hosted this festive and fun event, on Tuesday, November 17th, at Macy’s Santaland. NYFC’s Board and Friends Committee members,

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Futures In Motion: Youth CAN!

NYFC has established a partnership with the Office of Community and Public Health at the North Shore-LIJ, Walgreens Family of Companies, and The Academy to offer a summer vocational training program. This program will provide you with the opportunity to: Develop skills, knowledge, and experiences in a professional environment Access

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12th Annual Wrap to Rap

On Tuesday, December 2th, New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) hosted Wrap to Rap.  At this annual event benefiting youth in foster care, NYFC Board and Friends Committee members joined over 80 teens in foster care to wrap 1,000 gifts for younger children in care as DJ D-Nice spun hip hop

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Meet the 2014 Spirit Award Recipient

The 2014 Fall Gala marked the 11th anniversary of the NYFC Spirit Award, a $10,000 scholarship awarded annually to a young person in foster care who has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills, a commitment to community, and the determination and ability to overcome the barriers to academic success. Northwell Health sponsored the

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