How We Helped Children & Families in 2012
Fostering Social & Emotional Development in Vulnerable Children:
- Our parent-child therapists provided 1,399 hours of supportive parenting services - including 637 hours of home and preschool visits - to 45 households with 52 children.
- 70 homeless toddlers and preschoolers attending our Early Learning Center, where they learned skills to help cope with the negative effects of trauma and toxic stress.
- During their time in the Early Learning Center, 94% of these children demonstrated that they had gained 10 or more crucial skills needed for kindergarten.
Breaking the Cycle of Violence to Keep Families & Community Safe:
130 men participated in weekly and monthly Domestic Violence Groups, for a total of 2,530 sessions attended. All of these men had a partner, and 76 of them reported having at least one child, for a total of 158 children.
95% of men that participated in the program for at least seven months learned new, non-abusive and non-controlling behaviors.
Strengthening & Stabilizing Individuals and Families Experiencing Crisis:
- 12,017 nights of emergency housing were provided for 51 families with 88 children.
- 521 individuals - including 297 children - moved into a safe, stable home.
- 349 individuals - including 128 children - received assistance to prevent them from losing their housing. Services included case management, counseling, and $157,739 in financial assistance.
- 1,095 homeless families with 2,460 children received a total of 4,208 shopping trips at our Baby Boutique, where they were able to shop for free for essential items like clothing, diapers, formula, books and toys.