Thank you for attending the Little Steps Towards Healing: Trauma-Informed Support for Immigrant Youth Panel today! We’re so happy you joined us! 

While you’re here, we hope you’ll please take a moment to consider donating to our Emergency Fund. The fund is a transformative resource that has helped family after family covers crucial housing, food, and health costs during their initial arrival to the NY and NJ area. Please consider donating today to help IRC continue to provide New York and New Jersey families with critical emergency support when they need it most. 

Please see a selection below of newsletter features on our Safety & Wellness Program and Youth Program for discussion topics featured at our discussion panel! 

Safety & Wellness  

Clients are supported through mental health screenings, safety and risk assessments, psychoeducation workshops, and short-term supportive counseling. The team screens around 50 clients monthly for NYC Care Health benefits. Starting in May, The IRC in NY will begin the Community Adjustment Support Program (CASP) with the purpose to engage 45 participants during a 6-month tailored wellness curriculum.

Check out some newsletter highlights of programming, below: 

Youth Program  

The IRC in NY Youth Department is growing and projects to serve over 200 youth. Youth programming services include school success coaching, ESL/tutoring, leaders in Training program, and NYSA. The IRC in NY is pleased to have piloted the mini-NYSA academy in April, which engaged students in social-emotional learning and school readiness programming. This year, the Newcomer Youth Sumer Academy enters its 24th year, and the theme will be LIGHT, which stands for Leadership, Innovation, Gratitude, Heart, and Teamwork!   

Youth Programming newsletter highlights, below: 

Thank you!

If you have any questions about the panel, please reach out to Brittany O’Neill, Director of Development, at [email protected]