Our Impact

Guided by the values of hope, recovery and resilience, each year The Jewish Board has an impact in the lives of over 40,000 individuals and families in New York City.

Our work is done across the city, encompassing 75 facilities, including 10 residences serving 400 children each year, 50 mental health clinics and 30 additional satellite clinics, 37 supportive housing programs totaling 1200 units, and 10 kosher residences that are home to 130 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

In 2015, our successes included:

Counseling in the Community

  • Counseling ImpactDelivered

    2,750

    counseling sessions on coping with severe medical issues

  • LGBTQ  ImpactCounseled

    150

    LGBTQ adolescents, adults, and their families with identity issues, coming out, homophobia, and family acceptance

  • Orthodox Jewish Youth ImpactScreened

    1,300

    youth ages 4–21 from the Orthodox Jewish Communityfor emotional wellness so that they could reach their full potential

Supporting Recovery

  • Movement Therapy ImpactSupported

    48

    children in special education programswith dance/movement therapy to strengthen spatial awareness, self regulation, social skills, and group cohesion

  • DOE ImpactTrained

    150

    Department of Education mental health providers to support students experiencing trauma and in immediate crisis

  • Youth Residence ImpactEnsured

    88%

    of Hawthorne Cedar Knolls youth residentsmet their treatment goals and returned to a stable environment in under a year

  • Special Needs ImpactEnabled

    200

    individuals with special needs to remain at home with their family and community

  • PROS ImpactGuided 

    74

    individuals on a path to employmentthrough personalized recovery programs

  • Clothes for Careers ImpactProvided 

    175

    individuals in recovery with professional clothes through our Clothes for Careers program

Creating Stability Through Housing

  • Supportive Housing ImpactProvided

    1,271

    adults with mental health challengessupportive housing throughout New York City

  • Supportive Housing ImpactPlaced

    110

    adult residentsin supportive housing

  • Domestic Violence ImpactGuided

    71

    domestic violence familiesinto permanent housing