Rating: 5 stars 3 reviews
Issues: Mental Health
Location: 141 S. Highland Avenue Stevenson Building Pittsburgh PA 15206 USA
Results: We serve 20,000 people annually through a variety of child abuse prevention programs, crisis intervention services, and treatment programs for families when child abuse has occurred. We also provide psychotherapy services for adults who were abused as children. We provide after school and summer programming to approximately 1900 children in 19 public and subsidized housing communities through the Beverly Jewel Wall Lovelace Children’s Program.
Target demographics: Children and their families
Direct beneficiaries per year: Children and families
Geographic areas served: Allegheny County
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I see the children from Family Resources' BJWL Children's Program at Sheldon Park playing outside so many days. The staff is wonderful and attentive. They specialize in story circles and Math games to help the kids learn. The walls are covered with children's art work. They have very little money because the program is operated in the housing projects where the kids are the poorest. A fun program with lots of hlep for children!
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This agency runs the after-school programs for kids. I love it! My daughter goes to BJWL every day and she loves the people and the program.
She gets help with her homework and she reads stories. Every child gets a hot meal for dinner. My daughter likes the arts & crafts and Fun Fridays.
My daughter got better grades this quarter because she goes tot he BJWL after-school program.
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Knowing that my child is safe and cared for by wonderful, loving people. My child loved the reading of stories and eating her dinner there at Beverly Jewel Wall Lovelace.
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Put up colorful signs at their locations and advertise their program better. All the kids on the streets should be invited in.