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District Attorney NY County: “Phoenix Project” Begins Serving Young Survivors of Sex Trafficking Across New York City

In a press release, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. announced that beginning today, the non-profit organization The New York Foundling is supporting survivors of sex trafficking through its new child and youth sex trafficking intervention program, “the Phoenix Project.” The innovative program will serve approximately 50 to 70 young people ages 12 through 21 each […]

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Staten Island Advance: Food, Fun, Laundry & Games – Those in Need will Find it Tuesdays outside Stephen’s House

Staten Island Advance recently profiled the work of our Staten Island Community Partnership, which has worked to address acute community needs that have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Initiatives over the past few months have included  food distribution, laundry cards, funds for necessities, a school supply drive, and even fun events for families. “I know […]

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Growing Our Reach in 2021 with Two New Initiatives

The year ahead is filled with promise and hope—and a path forward as our community makes its way through and beyond the pandemic. As 2021 unfolds, we are pleased to share a new and innovative program that will support survivors of human trafficking, and we have a brand-new training center housed within The Foundling that […]

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Generosity: For People with a Disability, Poverty Rates are High and Employment Rates Low. Can Workforce Development Help?

In Generosity’s recent article on employment for people with disabilities in Philadelphia, reporter Jaya Montague looks at New York City’s workforce development efforts as a potential model. The article contains insights from The Foundling’s Mia Guidel-Joshi, who shares how “the climate of workforce development for people with disabilities in New York City is very collaborative.” […]

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Youth Villages: New York Foundling’s LifeSet program Supports Crystal as she Reaches Toward Parenting, Education Goals

In a recent blog post, Youth Villages (which created the LifeSet program model) shares the story of Crystal – a young mother who has participated in our Mother/Child and LifeSet programs. With the support of Foundling staff, she has learned parenting skills to better support her children, moved into her own apartment, enrolled in college, […]

CIO Dive: Tech Budget Troubles? Prioritize with Business Units

At The Foundling, we pride ourselves on our innovative approach to service delivery using the latest technology trends. In a new article from CIO Dive on IT innovation at The Foundling,  Arik Hill, our Chief Information Officer, shares insights about our work with technology. “You need an established culture that values innovation,” he says. “Tying […]

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MedPage Today: Forgotten Populations and COVID

MedPage Today’s new op-ed focuses on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on two high-risk populations served by The Foundling – people with developmental disabilities and those in foster care.  Written by two members of The Foundling’s leadership team – Dr. Joe Saccoccio, our Chief Medical Officer, and Sashoi Grant, our Vice President of Nursing […]

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BronxNet: Bill Baccaglini on OPEN

In a segment airing on local television channel BronxNet, OPEN Host Daren Jaime speaks with our CEO and President, Bill Baccaglini, to discuss how The Foundling has provided education, child welfare, and healthcare services to children and families in The Bronx throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch the full video below or learn more on BronxNet:

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Essence: Addressing Food Insecurity This Holiday Season

Food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic has been an issue for 1 in 10 Americans – and women of color are disproportionately impacted. A recent article from Essence reports on non-profit organizations and programs that are working to close this gap, including our Staten Island Community Partnership. “Amid Covid, [The Foundling’s] been providing food pantry […]