|Organization Name (Sorted Descending)
||Provide support service to foster and adopted children.
|American Red Cross Greater New York Region
The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.
The American Red Cross Greater New York Region is largely staffed by volunteers and interns who work in partnership with employees to support our mission to help communities prepare for, prevent, and respond to natural and man-made disasters.
We are committed to creating meaningful Volunteer/Internship Opportunities that promote leadership and accountability. Committed, qualified, and skilled individuals are the heart of the Red Cross. It would be impossible to deliver services, 24/7, without a full complement of volunteers and interns in key roles.
ANDRUS nurtures hope in children by providing care that empowers them to succeed and by promoting innovation and standards of excellence in the care of children in our community and beyond.
ANDRUS nurtures social and emotional well-being in children and their families by delivering a broad range of vital services and by providing research, training and innovative program models that promote standards of excellence for professional performance in and beyond our service community
|Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC (Center for Training and Professional Development)
||The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City is to provide mentors to all children who need caring adult role models--special friends who can help expand their horizons, realize their potential and enrich their futures--changing their lives. We seek to train community organizations in every neighborhood, empowering them to establish their own mentoring programs.
|Camp Viva- Family Services of Westchester
||Camp Viva, a program of Family Services of Westchester, is a one-week sleep away camp for children, adults, care-givers and families affected by HIV/AIDS. The mission of Camp Viva is to provide respite and fun through a week long summer camp for individuals who are living with HIV/AIDS, their care-partners and families who reside in Westchester and Bronx counties. Camp, which is located in Rhinebeck, NY, is run by dedicated volunteers, who create a supportive, caring and fun environment. Typical camp activities are offered for everyone in addition to educational, well-being and supportive workshops for adults. Camp runs from Sunday, August 19th - through Saturday, August 25th.
|Cardinal McCloskey Services
Cardinal McCloskey Services strives to protect, empower and promote independence for at risk children and families and those with developmental disabilities through quality community based services.
Since 1946, as society has changed and the needs of children and families have changed, Cardinal McCloskey Services (CMS) has repeatedly opened new doors to programs to meet the social, emotional, educational and health care needs of those in need in New York City and Westchester County. We remain committed to caring for those individuals and to providing the highest quality of care to those we serve.
|CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF BROOKLYN & QUEENS
||For more than 110 years, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has been changing lives and building communities as it serves our neighbors in need with mercy and compassion.
We currently sponsor over 160 programs and services for children and youth, adults and seniors, the developmentally disabled, the mentally ill and the isolated. In addition, we are one of the largest faith-based providers of affordable housing in the country, with 3,500 units for the elderly, homeless, disabled and low-income families, and 530 units of special needs housing.
Please visit our website for more information about us at www.ccbq.org.
|Center for Urban Community Services
||CUCS’ mission is to end homelessness for as many people as possible and to provide opportunities for low income individuals and families, particularly those living with disabling conditions, to be productive members of the community
CUCS provides supportive services and housing to individuals and families who are homeless/have histories of homelessness and suffer from mental illness.
|Child Center of New York
||Child Welfare, Mental Health and Substance Abuse programs
|Community Access, Inc.
||Community Access, Inc. (CA) is a progressive not-for-profit organization that for the last 38 years has helped thousands of people diagnosed with psychiatric disabilities to make the transition from hospitals and shelters to independent living. Our primary mission is to identify needs and create solutions for homeless people with psychiatric disabilities. Our programs include over 950 units of supportive housing in three boroughs, the Howie T. Harp Peer Advocacy Center, East Village Access—a PROS-licensed training program, and the Art Collective.
|Daytop Village, Inc.
||Daytop is a non-profit organization that helps adults and adolescents address the multiple issues stemming from both substance abuse and mental health conditions. We operate a network of integrated outpatient programs for adults and adolescents, in every borough of New York City and in Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Dutchess and Sullivan counties. For those requiring a more intense treatment experience, Daytop provides a vast network of inpatient treatment facilities that are tailored to particular age groups and genders.
|Department of Children and Families
||The Department of Children and Families is New Jersey’s state child welfare agency. DCF, staffed by approximately 6,600 employees, encompasses:
- Youth and Family Services
- Child Behavioral Health Services
- Prevention and Community Partnerships
- Specialized Education Services
- Child Welfare Training Academy
- Centralized Child Abuse/Neglect Hotline
DCF is focused on strengthening families and achieving: safety, well-being and permanency for all New Jersey's children. DCF strives to incorporate the best thinking of New Jersey stakeholders and frontline workers and supervisors to achieve positive results and improvements to the state's child welfare system.
||DialogueDirect is a fundraising agency dedicated to delivering fundraising and marketing solutions to non-profit organizations. At present, in the US, it works exclusively with Children International in eight American cities to raise funds and awareness of its work at the grassroots level. DialogueDirect is part of The Dialog Group, a leader in the fundraising industry, providing services of superior quality to non-profits across the globe. For more information about DialogueDirect, please visit: www.dialoguedirect.us.
Esperanza is a multi-faceted organization dedicated to youth, families, and communities. In partnership with the NYC Department of Probation, and other agencies involved with the juvenile justice system, Esperanza is exploring ways to safely reduce reliance on out-of-home placement for youth who are adjudicated delinquent in the family court system. Esperanza began as a demonstration project of the Vera Institute of Justice.
||Outpatient mental health clinic serving the Bronx Community.
Adult and Child Programs with specialty teams focused on the MICA population, Mid-Life and Older cohort and services for Women and Families.
Member of the St. Barnabas Healthcare Network.
||Forestdale is a nonprofit that provides innovative social services to parents and children in inner-city communities, primarily in the borough of Queens. Our programs include foster care, preventive services, support for parenting teens, and a fathering initiative. Founded in 1854, Forestdale now touches the lives of thousands of children and families every year.
|Gestalt Associates for psychotherapy
||We are a Postgraduate Training Institute offering a part-time four year program in the theory and practice of Gestalt Psychotherapy. In addition to the academic and experiential courses, we offer an on-site clinic and LCSW supervision. We are looking forward in the future to being able to offer credit for treatment hours toward an LCSW pending approval from New York State. All clinic clients can be taken into our graduates's private practice, thus expanding or beginning the practice of Psychotherapy.Our program is an evening program and allows our trainees to work during the day.
|Girls on the Run NYC
||Girls on the Run® NYC is a non-profit, community-based organization that uses the power of running to change the way girls see themselves and their opportunities. The innovative, 12-week character development program uniquely combines training for a 3.1 mile run/walk event with life-changing, self esteem enhancing lessons that encourage healthy habits and an active lifestyle in 8-13 year old girls.
|Global Foundation for Democracy and Development
||InteRDom is the Dominican Republic’s leading internship and academic study program. A project of the Global Foundation for Democracy and Development, we offer both undergraduate and graduate student internships and research opportunities in over 300 top organizations in the public, private and NGO sectors with a large influence and impact in the Dominican Republic and the region as a whole. We also offer the Fellows Program, wherein Master's and PhD candidates can conduct high-level research on issues on the United Nations ECOSOC agenda and have the opportunity to present the results of that research before a UN panel on behalf of the Foundation.
|Good Shepherd Services
||Good Shepherd Services is a leading youth development, education and family service agency that serves over 20,000 program participants a year. We give vulnerable youth in New York City the opportunity to take ownership of their future, making a difference today and for the next generation.
Focusing on high-need communities in Brooklyn and the Bronx, we provide a broad array of individual, family and school-based services to prevent youth from becoming disconnected from family, school and society. We also help those who come to us already disengaged find hope and motivation to reconnect with their community. When young people cannot stay in their families, we continue to provide a safety net of superior quality foster care and residential programs, as we have since 1857.