Gothamist: New Housing Designed to Support Young Moms in Foster Care Opens in The Bronx


Our Mother and Child Program, which provides housing, 24/7 support, and holistic services to young mothers in foster care – was recently featured by Gothamist. The Bronx-based program, which was previously located in scattered apartment units, has opened up a new dedicated housing complex in the quiet residential Castle Hill neighborhood. The new space expands the program’s capacity and includes safe and clean renovated apartments, backyard space, and the opportunity to create a stronger community so these mothers and children can thrive.

Reporter Karen Yi speaks to a young woman who is moving into the new Bronx residential complex in collaboration with The Foundling and ACS, as well with our CEO & President Melanie Hartzog on the need for specialized, individualized supportive housing for young people in foster care.

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