The Ark is a short-term emergency preschool program for children ages 3 to 5 whose families are homeless or in the early stages of recovery from addiction. A primarly focus of this program is to support language and social skills development to better prepare children for school.
“Helping people reclaim lives lost; we restore hope and dignity by offering opportunities for health and self-sufficiency.” BRC is one of New York City’s largest, most experienced and most successful providers of housing and services for homeless adults. BRC today is a $68 million organization with 27 programs throughout the greater metropolitan area.
Bread for the City was established in the mid-1970s out of concern for the homeless, the hungry and the needy of the District of Columbia. Today, Bread for the City provides vulnerable residents of Washington, DC, with comprehensive services including food, clothing, medical care, legal and social services. Each month, more than 10,000 individuals are helped by the organization’s food and clothing services, and the medical, legal and social services clinics care for more than 2,000 individuals each year. Bread for
CAPUP strengthens communities by providing resources for people to help themselves. Interns will become familiar with all programs administered by CAPUP, including Virginia CARES, Employment Services, Child Care Food Program, and Emergency Services Program. Community action changes people’s lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other. Capital Area Partnership Uplifting People, Inc. (CAPUP) is a private
Caritas of Austin’s Housing Department maintains the goal of helping Travis County individuals and families facing homelessness or a housing crisis to access housing or attain housing stability. Caritas has a range of services to offer, from emergency rent/utilities assistance to long term housing provision. Below is a description of the various programs available for housing stability. Rent and Utilities Assistance with case management Rapid Re-Housing – assisting people to connect to permanent housing Transitional Housing – temporary housing and support services for
To lead the effort to build and sustain community practices to eliminate homelessness.
Established as a partnership between the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine is a unique medical school program that sets standards for the training of physician investigators through innovative approaches to the integration of basic science, research and clinical medicine. This summer the intern will be observing and interviewing patients in a variety of clinical venues and under the mentorship of three professionals in order to address issues of addiction in various ways (healthcare, legal,
Covenant House was founded in 1981 to help people with the fewest resources meet their basic needs: food, clothing, and shelter. After 33 years, our core mission remains the same. Whether a person is homeless, facing eviction, or needs food for their table, Covenant House is a safety net, an advocate, and a safe haven in times of crisis. Our Mission “Covenant House of West Virginia is dedicated to working for justice by offering direct services for people in need while creating
The Daily Planet’s mission is to provide accessible, comprehensive, and integrated quality health services to those at risk of, or experiencing homelessness. It is a full-service healthcare center located in downtown Richmond. In addition to primary healthcare, the center also provides behavioral health services, eye care and dental care. It operates two other facilities: a 30-day Medical Respite program for homeless individuals being released from area hospitals; and Safe Haven, a long-term residential program for chronically homeless, mentally ill adults.
Family Health Centers’ mission is to provide access to high quality primary and preventive care services without regard to the ability to pay. Phoenix is a Health Care for the Homeless program that provides a wide array of services to homeless individuals, including primary health care, dental care, psychiatric services, outreach, case management, and permanent supportive housing.