Founded in 2003, Austin Voices for Education and Youth is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to encouraging school reform efforts, building a new generation of young leaders and supporting Austin families to reduce social and economic barriers for students. Starting in 2007, Austin Voices developed the Family Resource Center model that now supports 11 campuses in 2 school districts. Part of an innovative community-based school reform model, the FRCs support low-income families with comprehensive supports, including access to healthcare, employment assistance,
Interests: Housing Access
“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.
The Boys, Girls, Adults Community Development Center provides programs and services related to adult education, youth development and education, housing, parenting, health, and economic development for low- and moderate-income residents in the Delta region.
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
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
Following in a more than 30 year tradition of hospitality in the Triad, Church World Service (CWS) established its Greensboro Immigration and Refugee Program in early 2009, partnering with the local community to provide comprehensive resettlement services to newly arrived refugees through the U.S. Refugee Resettlement Program. With more than 150 individual volunteers, faith community partners, and donors supporting our work each year, CWS is proud to be able to offer the support and services that refugees need to succeed
For 35 years, CCC has partnered with the community to assist refugees as they integrate into our country. Refugees are forced to flee their countries based on a well-founded fear of persecution on the basis of race, religion, membership in a social group, political opinion or national origin. They come to the U.S. with very few belongings, often unprepared linguistically, culturally, and economically for their new life. There are 14 million refugees around the world today. The Department of State
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
DBEDC was founded in 1979 and serves a multicultural inner-city neighborhood of Boston through a summer day camp for local children, services to families, and small business loan development program. DBEDC aims to: Develop and maintain home ownership and rental housing among its clients Foster economic development opportunities for individuals and businesses Increase a sense of community through leadership development and civic involvement
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.