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Heartfelt thanks to the generous sponsors of our COVID-19 Response Fund and our Crisis Response Fund.

  • Anonymous
  • Benjamin and Anne Bahr
  • Manju and Narindra Bewtra
  • The Carson Family Charitable Trust
  • Cigna
  • Garrett D'Alessandro and Amy Rappaport
  • Barbara Deli, M.D. and Neeraj Bewtra
  • The Edith Glick Shoolman Children's Foundation
  • Trudy Elbaum Gottesman and Robert Gottesman
  • Patricia and Richard Jay
  • Alexander Jesurum
  • Michael Kuharski and Allison Davi
  • Corina Larkin and Nigel Dawn
  • Anne Marie Macari
  • Marsh & McLennan Agency
  • Jennifer Milacci and Marc Scher
  • Barbara and Conner Mulvee
  • Organization Analysis & Design
  • Dave Pottruck*
  • Robin Hood
  • Gelvina Rodriguez Stevenson
  • Gail Roseman
  • Nell Shanahan Schwartz and Adam Schwartz
  • Shames Family Foundation
  • Sterling National Bank
  • Leo Swergold
  • Techworks Consulting, Inc.
  • The New York Community Trust
  • US Pacific Transport, Inc.

*Crisis Response Fund sponsor
Sponsor list in formation as of May 21

Our Results

Our work is guided by a deep commitment to results-based accountability. We rigorously measure and track our progress, using methods proven to make a difference. Here are the results several of our programs recently achieved:

Escalera Head Start Program

By spring:

  • 100% of 4-year-olds met or exceeded widely held expectations for social-emotional development, up from 29% in the fall.
  • 100% of 4-year-olds met or exceeded widely held expectations for cognitive development, up from 29% in the fall.
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100%

WIOA Program

100%

low-income workforce development participants graduated high school; 80% went on to college; and 10% were offered employment at the locations where we placed them to intern and work during the school year.

Youth and Family Justice and Child Welfare Program

For teens at high-risk of out-of-home placement,98%of clients were able to remain with their families.

Astoria
ParentChild+

95% increase in children engaging in developmentally appropriate tasks
64% increase in positive parenting interactions

 

Elmhurst Preventive Program

99%success rate in preventing re-abuse or neglect six months after treatment.

 

August Martin
High School

24% graduation rate in 2015
83.5% graduation rate in 2019
     

250,000

Children served since 1953

 

 

Home-Based Crisis
Intervention Program

For youth at serious risk of psychiatric hospitalization, 96.15% were able to be maintained in the community without the need of hospitalization or a higher level of care.

 

Health Home Program

Out of 251 clients for children with multiple chronic conditions or serious emotional disturbance, only 3.5% were hospitalized, for a prevention rate of 96.5%.

 

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