Impact Statement

Together we achieved the following outcomes in 2019:

For Young Families

  • 622 residents served, including 259 mothers and 363 children
  • 64% of the mothers were employed while a resident
  • 67 families moved to permanent housing in under 8 months
  • Typical length of stay was less than eight months, but undocumented families and families addressing behavioral health concerns often stay longer than 12 months

For LGBTQ Young Adults

  • 71 LGBTQ young adults served across two sites
  • 57 residents with diagnosed mental health and substance use disorders received individualized behavioral health care
  • 42 residents were employed or in a paid internship
  • 6 residents trained to be a peer coach for newer residents
  • 11 residents moved successfully to more independent housing

For Older Adults

  • 40 older adults served
  • Case workers advocated for seniors with their doctors when they needed health care services
  • Seniors engaged in mixed-age social activities that lifted spirits, stimulated the mind, and improved health outcomes in depression, physical function and muscle strength

The generosity of our supporters, donors and partners sustains the high-quality, affirming programming and care Homeward NYC residents need to thrive. Thank you.

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