Forestdale Awarded $29,000,000 to Expand Services that Help NYC Families in Distress Heal and Create a Brighter Future
Forestdale is delighted to announce that it has been awarded five multi-year Preventive Services contracts by the New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS). These 3-year awards, which begin July 1 and total over $29 million in funding, support counseling, employment, housing, material assistance, and educational services for 500 additional Queens and Brooklyn families each year.
Forestdale collaborates with ACS, and other human service agencies, to serve families who are experiencing instability and are seeking to stay together, avoid foster care placement, and provide a safe home environment to meet their children’s developmental needs. ACS is funding a greater variety of preventive methods to better customize the approach for each family.