Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States on June 19, 1865. It’s a day to recognize the end of slavery and celebrate the amazing achievements of Black and African Americans across the country throughout history. This day has always held great…

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2020 marks the 50th annual Pride month and celebration in New York City. As our city and the LGBTQIA+ community reach this incredible milestone, we at NYFC are taking a moment to reflect on the immeasurable contributions this community continues to make every day, all in the face of historic and continued prejudice, violence, and discrimination.…

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June 26, 2019 New Yorkers For Children (NYFC) is launching a new merit-based scholarship containing a Financial Literacy Coaching component, which will begin accepting applications in Fall 2019. NYFC’s Financial Empowerment Fund will distribute $100,000 over a four-year period to help alleviate student loan debt for a handful of deserving NYFC scholars, who are either…

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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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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 in a strategic plan that…

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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 youth and includes: maintaining stable…

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New Yorkers For Children is pleased to present it first-ever Annual Report! This report covers highlights and accomplishments from our most recent fiscal year, December 2016. I hope you will take pride in all that we have accomplished together. Generous and steadfast supporters like you are who makes our work with the city’s most vulnerable…

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