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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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Now Accepting Applications for NYFC’s Spirit Award!

Click here to download application and review eligibility requirements. All application must be submitted by June 16th, 2017. Our goal is to serve as many foster youth from New York City as possible. If you have any questions or need help with the completion of your application please contact Ellen Ampofo

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New Yorkers For Children featured as Best in Classs on CUNYTV

New Yorkers For Children was recently featured on CUNY TV’s Study With the Best. Executive Director Saroya Friedman-Gonzalez spoke about our signature programs, designed to provide essential resources to youth in foster care throughout their educational journeys. But best of all, NYFC Scholar King Tolen shared his inspiring story of

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NYFC LAUNCHES SCHOLARSHIP FUND TO HELP YOUTH IN FOSTER CARE

New Yorkers For Children is pleased to announce that it received $1.187 million dollars from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to create and launch the Nicholas Scoppetta Scholarship Fund. The scholarship fund will support academic scholarships covering tuition, books and essential living expenses for students in foster care pursuing undergraduate

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MESSAGE FROM NYFC’S YOUTH ADVISORY BOARD PRESIDENT

Hello and Happy New Year! My name is Peterson Rodriguez and I was recently elected President of the Youth Advisory Board (YAB). I’m looking forward to giving the YAB a fresh start and hope to create positive growth and change! We’re planning exciting new projects and will be more advocacy focused. As a Board,

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#GivingTuesday 2015

This year, NYFC participated in #GivingTuesday, a global social movement in which individuals, families, charities, businesses around the world come together for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage the joy of giving. #GivingTuesday is a special call to action, especially on social media, and we wanted to be part

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