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
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 / Published in News
88% of Youth Link graduates stay out of the criminal justice system for at least three years, compared to those without intervention, where more than half of court-involved youths are rearrested. Within the Police Athletic League Youth Link program, the Reisenbach Internship program provides wrap-around support for 15 vulnerable youth, ages 14-21, who face barriers
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 / Published in News
With the public’s help, the NYPD has captured some of the city’s most dangerous criminals through the Crime Stoppers program. The New York City Police Foundation rewards those individuals for their information–now over $2.4 million rewards approved including over $62,000 this year as of June, 2018. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards of up to $2,500