Blog

June 20, 2018

A few weeks ago we visited the Foundling Crisis Nursery in New York City. To give a little back ground  the Foundling organization has been around since 1869  and started as a shelter to  help protect abandoned infants.  Since then the  New York Foundling organization has gone way beyond  just caring for abandoned infants, they established a pediatric hospital, opened up one of the first ever preschools to care for the needs of working mothers, worked on creating a program to strengthen the family  and reduce  the amount of children in foster care and of course created a crisis nursery  in 1982.  A crisis nursery is essentially a place where a family in crisis can place their children  for a short period of time, at some nurseries it is only for 72 hours, in NY it is usually a few days but can be up to two weeks. Some families are homeless, others call because they feel so stressed they worry they will hurt their child, sometimes a single mom is in the hospital and her other children n...

Please reload

Featured Posts

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Archive
Please reload

PO Box 257

Red Bank, NJ 07701

[email protected]

(732)542-1026

A home for children at risk of abuse or neglect

A 501(c) 3 non-profit organization

  • White Instagram Icon
  • White Facebook Icon
  • White Twitter Icon