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Spring 2021 Snapshot of Resident Enrollment in Disability Programs

This Spring 2021 Snapshot takes a look at the HFH resident enrollment in disability programs. The federal Social Security Administration administers two disability programs: Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). These programs provide resources to those who are unable to work due to a disability or to low-income parents caring for children living

2021-06-16T10:46:20-05:00June 16th, 2021|

Allie’s Place Afterschool Students Create Long-Lasting Mascot

After much brainstorming, collaboration, and collective creativity, Allie’s Place K-12 Afterschool & Recreation has their mascot. Staff and students alike are thrilled about having a welcoming alligator as their mascot and becoming “Allie’s Gators.” The student group, ranging in age from 5 to 16, came up with the idea of the alligator and 13-year-old Victoria

2021-06-09T10:06:21-05:00June 9th, 2021|

Local Kids Living at Bronx Shelter Participate in “Valentine’s Day Love & Gratitude Card Contest” Hosted by Community Leaders

While Mother’s Day sets aside one special day to celebrate moms, we know how important moms are every day of the year. Here’s a little throwback to an amazing Valentine’s Day-themed ode to moms at our Allie’s Place Family Residence from February 2021. The “Valentine’s Day Love & Gratitude Card Contest” gave children

2021-05-21T15:37:05-05:00May 21st, 2021|

Youth Council Presents Vision for New Teen Lounge

Students on the Youth Council at HFH’s Saratoga Family Residence conducted a presentation via Zoom outlining their proposal for a new Teen Lounge to a group including longtime HFH collaborator, KidCare, Saratoga and HFH administration, program, and communications staff.

2021-05-10T09:05:59-05:00May 10th, 2021|

Trailblazing with Tools & Tiaras

For HFH programs, the past year has not only been one of adaptation but has also proven to be a time of immense creativity. One of the biggest challenges has been re-creating programs within the COVID-19 safety guidelines. This possible roadblock has been met with innovation by the HFH staff as certain projects shift to focus on individuals and small groups

2021-03-15T14:19:01-05:00March 12th, 2021|

2020 Year-in-Review

2020 was a year like no other. At HFH, not only did we learn to adapt to the wide-ranging impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, but we also managed to grow and innovate our supports for some of New York City's most vulnerable families. In 2020, we opened a brand new HFH Family Residence, graduated

2021-04-13T07:54:55-05:00March 12th, 2021|

HFH Community Comes Together for Holiday Gift Drive

During a typical holiday season, families, staff, and supporters at HFH come together for a steady stream of in-person parties, gift giveaways, and other celebrations. Though this year's festivities were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the HFH community still found ways to safely celebrate the season. Through an Amazon Wish List, we received

2021-01-21T08:35:13-05:00December 30th, 2020|
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