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...

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Red Bank, NJ 07701

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A home for children at risk of abuse or neglect

A 501(c) 3 non-profit organization

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