Mayor de Blasio, First Lady, And Electeds Announce $37M Investment For Mental Illness
David Rivel, CEO of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, said, “The City should be applauded for investing resources to facilitate collaboration between the NYPD and the mental health system, including utilizing the valuable perspectives and expertise offered by peer staff. Specifically, increasing the joint mental health/police capacity to assist persons experiencing mental […]
New York nonprofits to benefit from worldwide anti-homeless campaign (and other updates from across New York)
The Jewish Board raised $725,000 for its Cycle of Support event. One of the organization’s most successful fundraising events, the 11th annual bike ride through Westchester County attracted 370 riders on Sunday. The money will support the nonprofit’s mental health programs for children. Visit NYN Media for the full story.
What Does a Healthy Relationship Look Like?
“Relationships happen on a continuum,” says Jessica Gulmi, the clinic director at Crossroads: The Manhattan Young Adult Clinic, an organization that provides mental health support to young people in a safe, inclusive environment. “They can look and feel different at different points. There is definitely a healthy side, but some relationships can become unhealthy or […]
The Jewish Board’s Child Development Center Re-Opening plan for 2020-2021 School Year
Updated January 19, 2021 Download the Plan (PDF) Download the Reopening Plan Highlights (PDF) Download the Reopening Plan Highlights (Spanish) (PDF) August 26, 2020 Update Notice (PDF) September 29, 2020 Update Notice (English and Spanish) (PDF) January 19, 2021 Update Notice (English) (PDF) January 19, 2021 Update Notice (Spanish) (PDF) January 19, 2021 Update Notice […]
The Jewish Board Responds to Community Concerns about Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Treatment Center
NEW YORK, NY: May 19, 2017 — The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services’ priority is to provide the very best services for the children in our care at The Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Residential Treatment Center. We are also committed to being a responsible neighbor to the residents of Hawthorne. These two goals guide […]
Brownsville Child Development Center Represents New Vision for Children’s Mental Health in New York City
NEW YORK, NY: January 27, 2017 — The Brownsville Child Development Center, Brownsville’s first mental health clinic for children from birth to age 5, officially opened its doors yesterday, bringing to Brooklyn a brand-new approach to working with severely at-risk children. A program of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services (The Jewish Board), […]