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Our Social Services Clients
As varied and complex as the communities where they are located, our social services clients work with a variety of populations – primarily women, children, teenagers, and young adults – who live very complicated lives. They are victims of abuse or abandonment, nearly or already homeless, people seeking to re-enter society after a period of incarceration, and people living with physical or psychiatric disabilities. While many of these organizations are focused on serving people in the New York region, others have a national or international reach.
Durham NC is home to the first African-American Boys and Girls Clubs in the United States. Over its 80-year history, 5,000 youngsters have made the Club their after-school "home." Today, with a more diversified membership, the Boys and Girls Clubs of Durham and Orange...
Children’s Aid (CA) has served New York’s families, children and teens in high-need neighborhoods for nearly 170 years. Its innovative work as a “powerhouse of solutions” has made it one of the largest, most influential, and successful child welfare organizations in the country. Public acclaim for its work remains unabated. In 2017, Children’s Aid was recognized – twice – for its impact: the prestigious Robin Hood Heroes Award and a Nonprofit Excellence Award (Gold Medal) from New York Community Trust.