To Our Clients: Please visit our COVID-19 page for program information and updates.

How You Can Help: Support our COVID-19 response for under-served children and families. Learn More

Heartfelt thanks to the generous sponsors of our COVID-19 response funds.

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Benjamin and Anne Bahr
  • Manju and Narindra Bewtra
  • Booth Ferris Foundation
  • The Carson Family Charitable Trust
  • Cathay Bank Foundation
  • Cigna
  • Garrett D'Alessandro and Amy Rappaport
  • Barbara Deli, M.D. and Neeraj Bewtra
  • The Edith Glick Shoolman Children's Foundation
  • Flushing Bank
  • Jeffrey Gage
  • Trudy Elbaum Gottesman and Robert Gottesman+
  • D’Arcy and Peter Green
  • 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
  • The Melanie and Alan Stein Family
  • Sterling National Bank
  • Leo Swergold
  • Techworks Consulting, Inc.
  • The New York Community Trust
  • United Way
  • US Pacific Transport, Inc.
  • J. Sean Withrow

*Emergency Response Fund sponsor
+COVID-19 Response Fund and Emergency Response Fund Sponsor
Sponsor list in formation as of July 23

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.

WIOA Program


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.


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
91% graduation rate in 2020


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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