<strong><a href='/foster-boarding-homes/'>Is There Room at Your Table?</a></strong><br>Often, children come to us vulnerable and scared.  They are in need of comfort, love, support and consistency while their families mend.  Our initial focus is always family reunification.  In some instances a temporary foster care home... <strong><a href='/success-stories-lloyd-j/'>Not Your Typical College Student</a></strong><br>In many ways, Lloyd J. is a typical college student. In his senior year at SUNY Cobleskil, he works part-time, plays tennis, thinks a lot about what he will do after graduation, and spends breaks from school with his family. But Lloyd is far from typical. <strong><a href='/success-stories-jeffrey-knight'>“From Riker’s Island inmate to Valedictorian</a>.” <br>Sounds like something you would see in the movies. But for Jeffrey Knight it is absolutely real. <strong><a href='/videos'>The Ground UP</a> <br>Watch a compelling documentary about the Polo Grounds Community Center created by teens in CV's film program, The Harlem Cinematics <strong><a href='/get-involved/volunteer'>Mentors Make All the Difference</a></strong><br>Donte lived at Children's Village for five years and really struggled in school and had difficulty relating to people. Staff worked hard to help him open up. His volunteer mentor helped a great deal too.

CV At A Glance

Since 1851, the mission of The Children's Village has been to work in partnership with families to help society's most vulnerable children so that they become educationally proficient, economically productive, and socially responsible members of their communities.

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One Last Chance

Vaughan Thorpe, with fellow Harlem Justice Community Program graduate Cadeem Gibbs, appeared on Fox 5 Good Day Street Talk on August 2 alongside Charles Davis of The Children’s Village. First-time film maker Vaughan Thorpe wrote and directed the docudrama One Last Chance. Set in the Harlem community, the story depicts how several young men adversely […]

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Parent Resources

Parent involvement in their child’s life makes it much more likely that they will stay in school, graduate, and move on to successful careers. Our staff recognize this and are here to help parents stay connected with your child and be there for him or her. Through classes, workshops, and support groups we can provide you with the tools to make a difference in your child’s life.

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Outcomes

Data Driven Success

The ultimate goal of all of our programs is to prepare youth to be successful as adults. To that end, we track educational success, work experience, family reunification, housing stability, avoidance of arrests and other measures that indicate how well youth are achieving goals. Visit our Outcomes page to learn more

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Looking for an exciting career? We need you!

CV has over 300 job openings throughout our many locations. Join us for an open interview or apply online at www.childrensvillage.org/employment

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