Building communities by transforming lives one family at a time

Children’s Rescue Fund core purpose is to see those experiencing homelessness receive timely, critical services that assist and empower them to become independent.

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The Children’s Rescue Fund. is a 501(C)(3) Not-For-Profit Organization

Children’s Rescue Fund’s core purpose is to serve those experiencing homelessness receive timely, critical services that assist and empower them to become independent. This in turn will transition them into becoming self-sufficient, motivated, and productive citizens who can obtain permanent housing as well as ensuring their children’s rights to education and healthcare.

We were established and have been in operation since 1992. Children’s Rescue Fund agency has helped and enabled thousands of families to transition from homelessness to stable independent housing. We’ve made these accomplishments by restoring and instilling dignity, self-esteem, and independence so that families and our community collectively are strengthened.

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The Children’s Rescue Fund operates several multiple unit facilities within the South Bronx and Manhattan in New York City. All locations provide emergency and transitional housing to homeless families consisting of single pregnant women, women with children, domestic partnerships of varying compositions, and men, women and children.
Since its inception, the Children’s Rescue Fund has successfully transitioned thousands of these families from our shelters into permanent housing.

CRF- ICAHN HOUSE

Icahn House is a transitional housing facility in the Bronx that services 65 homeless women and their children under 13 years old. The program provides case management, client care coordinator services and housing assistance, aimed to assist families with securing and maintaining permanent housing.  In addition, Board of Education, Child Care and After School/ Recreation along with Security Services are provided onsite.

CRF- HOUSE EAST

House East is a transitional housing facility in Manhattan servicing 199 homeless families consisting of 156 women and their children under 13 years old as well as 54 adult families. The program provides case management, client care coordinator services and housing assistance aimed to assist families with securing and maintaining permanent housing. In addition, Board of Education, Child Care and After School/ Recreation along with Security Services are provided onsite.

CRF – Cluster Model Program

CRF- Cluster Model Program is a Neighborhood-Based Transitional Residence in the Bronx that provides services to 306 homeless families consisting of men, women and children. The program provides case management, client care coordinator services and housing assistance aimed to assist families with securing and maintaining permanent housing. In addition, Board of Education and Security Services are provided onsite.

CRF – Cluster Model Program, ANNEX

CRF Cluster Model Program Annex is a Neighborhood-Based Transitional Residence in the Bronx that provides services to a number of homeless families consisting of men, women and children. The program provides case management and housing assistance aimed to assist families with securing and maintain permanent housing. In addition, Board of Education and Security Services are provided onsite.