The Children’s Aid Society believes that when there is violence in the home, every member of the family is affected. That's why the Family Wellness Program addresses domestic violence from the perspective of the entire family.
A wide range of services is available for those who have experienced violence in their homes or in dating relationships. They include:
At the national conference on homelessness, held by The Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness (ICPH) in New York City this month, strategic partnerships, such as community schools, were underlined as promising approaches when dealing with the complex, ever-growing challenge of educating transient students.
The Children’s Aid Society has been a close partner of the School-Based Health Alliance since its inception. We share a common goal to secure larger public investments in school-based health centers (SBHCs) so that more children have easy access to this much-needed service.
The Curtis Student Health Ambassadors (SHA) were founded in the summer of 2013 as the Children’s Aid Society’s Health and Wellness Division was preparing for the grand opening of its state-of-the-art school-based health center (SBHC) at Curtis High School, our community school in Staten Island.