Wednesday, 12 September 2018 / Published in News
The Point Community Development Corporation (CDC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to youth development and the cultural and economic revitalization of the Hunts Point section of the South Bronx, where nearly half of the population lives below the poverty line. JAR supports The Point through Camp PowerPOINT. Camp PowerPOINT is a comprehensive summer camp program
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 / Published in News
Win serves nearly 10,000 homeless women and their children each year. Win is the largest provider of shelter and services for homeless families in NYC. They work to break the cycle of homelessness, with programs like Win Academy, Income Building Program, Children’s Afterschool, Mentorship and Recreation. With the support of JAR, WIN successfully rolled out
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 / Published in News
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), approximately 44% of the homeless population in the U.S. has a severe mental illness or a chronic substance use disorder. Approximately 30% of people experiencing chronic homelessness have a serious mental illness, and roughly two-thirds have a primary substance use disorder or other chronic
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 / Published in News
Each year, The New York Foundling’s Child Abuse Prevention Program (CAPP) reports, on average, approximately 200 serious instances of abuse that would otherwise go unreported, and provides borough-specific referral resources to each school reaching 1,000 families. CAPP reaches approximately 130 parents, 150 school professionals, and 20,000 children throughout the five boroughs every year by helping