New Yorkers For Children Announces $475,000 In Funding To Nine NYC Community-Based Child Welfare Nonprofits Specializing In Nine Core Service, Population Areas

NYC Small Grants Program will support cross referral among grantees, leading to better services and supports for young people The majority of grantees are led by those with lived experience or by people of color In an effort to help smaller, community-based nonprofits in the child welfare sphere expand services and better meet the needs…

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NYFC Executive Director Interviewed by NY1 About the State of Services for Youth in Foster Care

On Friday, New Yorkers For Children Executive Director Saroya Friedman-Gonzalez was interviewed by NY1 news about the current state of New York City foster care and supportive services for young people involved in the system. Watch the full interview and read more here: https://www.ny1.com/nyc/all-boroughs/health/2022/08/08/new-yorkers-for-children-helping-city-s-foster-care-system?cid=nyc-covid-newsletter

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Executive Director Saroya Friedman-Gonzalez Interviewed by CUNY-TV Alongside Demetrius Napolitano, CEO of Fostering Mediation

Last week we were honored to have NYFC Executive Director Saroya Friedman-Gonzalez appear on CUNY-TV’s One-to-One hosted by Sheryl McCarthy. Joining them was Demetrius Napolitano, CEO of Fostering Mediation and motivational speaker. The interview covers topics including the barriers faced by youth aging out of care and what is being done in NYC to support…

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Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children and New Yorkers For Children Announce New Program to Help Children Transition From Foster Care to Permanent Homes

Post-Permanency Support Program provides essential post-adoption/guardianship services to families, improving outcomes for children New York, New York, May 19, 2022—In an effort to ensure that children make better transitions from foster care to permanent homes, Spence-Chapin Services to Families and Children and New Yorkers For Children announce the Post Permanency Support Program (PPSP). The PPSP…

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NYFC Selected as a Robin Hood FUEL for 50 Winner

New Yorkers For Children has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Robin Hood Foundation’s FUEL for 50 initiative, which aims to support young children’s learning and development through programs focused on their caregivers. The grant will support NYFC’s Emergency Grants program, which provides unconditional cash transfers to youth with foster experience, about 50% of…

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Native New Yorker, Sacramento Kings Player, Moe Harkless, Donates To Young People In NYC Who Have Been In The Foster Care System

In Partnership With New Yorkers For Children & ACS, Harkless’ Generous Donation Will Provide Extra Financial Support To Older Youth Who Have Transitioned From Foster Care January 14, 2022 – Today, Sacramento Kings Player and Queens, NY native, Moe Harkless, donated to the Last Resort Emergency Response Fund managed by New Yorkers For Children in…

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NYFC Statement on the Derek Chauvin Verdict

Today is a monumental day. Derek Chauvin, the police officer responsible for killing George Floyd nearly one year ago, was found guilty on all counts. This is a small victory within the context of the long history of racial injustices in this country, but a victory nonetheless. This verdict does not bring back the full…

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NYFC Interview with BronxNet

NYFC Executive Director Saroya Friedman-Gonzalez sits down with BronxNet OPEN Host Daren Jaime to discuss how the organization is working to create pathways to lifelong empowerment and success for transition-age and aged-out foster youth in NYC. 

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