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Empowering School Staff and Students to Report Child Abuse

Our award-winning Child Abuse Prevention Program (CAPP) has reached nearly 600,000 elementary school students in New York City since 1986. The program teaches up to 20,000 children every year to recognize, resist, and report abuse and neglect using life-sized puppets during in-school workshops. Over the last 34 years, the program has shown its effectiveness in […]

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City & State: Virtual Healthy New York Summit

The Foundling’s President and CEO, Bill Baccaglini, spoke at City and State’s Virtual Healthy New York Summit. The virtual conference, which focused on COVID-19’s impact on New York healthcare policies, brought together decisionmakers and experts from all sectors to identify challenges posed by the pandemic and propose solutions to improve health outcomes for New Yorkers. […]

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Celebrating Our Direct Support Professionals

By Renee Pili, AVP, Developmental Disabilities Division Direct Support Professionals Week is September 13-September 19. To meet some of our DSPs, make sure to follow us on social media. You can find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. The New York Foundling’s Developmental Disabilities programming has doubled in size in recent years. This growth […]

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Washington Examiner: Invisible Children

Washington Examiner reports on how the COVID-19 pandemic has led to decreased reports of child maltreatment across the country, with insight from The New York Foundling: “Bill Baccaglini, the president and CEO of the New York Foundling (the city’s oldest foster care agency), said he is “very concerned that once the clouds lift, that we […]

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The Bronx Daily: NYC Administration For Children’s Services Celebrates National Kinship Care Month

The Bronx Daily reports on National Kinship Care Month, providing quotes from NYC’s Administration for Children’s Services and kinship care organizations and providers – including The New York Foundling. “This “National Kinship Month,” The New York Foundling honors and celebrates the countless extended family members who, every day, share and join our mission of providing […]

BizTech: More Businesses Are Using AI to Drive User Experiences

BizTech reports on how businesses are using AI to streamline their workflows, and highlights The New York Foundling’s work in using tech to improve data management. “The New York Foundling, a child welfare and social services agency, uses Microsoft Azure AI-powered chatbot technology to streamline client service data entry and other administrative tasks, resulting in […]

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Our Work Continues: Supporting Deaf and Hard of Hearing Families with Communication and Advocacy

For over 150 years, The New York Foundling has worked in partnership with our neighbors to ensure that everyone can meet their full potential when facing challenging situations. This hasn’t changed, and our staff continue to provide life-changing and meaningful support in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. This series shares how The Foundling’s many programs […]