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


    counseling sessions on coping with severe medical issues

  • LGBTQ  ImpactCounseled


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

  • Orthodox Jewish Youth ImpactScreened


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

Supporting Recovery

  • Movement Therapy ImpactSupported


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

  • DOE ImpactTrained


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

  • Youth Residence ImpactEnsured


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

  • Special Needs ImpactEnabled


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

  • PROS ImpactGuided 


    individuals on a path to employmentthrough personalized recovery programs

  • Clothes for Careers ImpactProvided 


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

Creating Stability Through Housing

  • Supportive Housing ImpactProvided


    adults with mental health challengessupportive housing throughout New York City

  • Supportive Housing ImpactPlaced


    adult residentsin supportive housing

  • Domestic Violence ImpactGuided


    domestic violence familiesinto permanent housing