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  • Mission

    2,900+

    The number of children who have achieved permanency in loving, stable and nurturing homes thanks to NAC's help.

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    "When I've needed the most support, NAC has always been there for me and my family."

    Juliana, Mother of Francisco and Evelyn

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  • Who We Serve

    3,454
    The number of children NAC served last year.



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    Definition

    Medically Fragile: a designation for a child with a profound disability and/or chronic medical condition, which may become unstable and change abruptly, resulting in a life-threatening situation.

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    Get Involved

    A little help goes a long way. School supplies, house warming baskets, a new book to read...all make a world of difference to NAC children and families.

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  • History

    “NAC's magnificent staff and supportive board have given rise to a program that reflects caring, professionalism and an extraordinary regard for our children and families.”

    Elizabeth Pforzheimer
    Founding Board Member

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    Recognition

    "NAC has maintained its status as the preeminent health care and social services agency for children with special medical needs," according to one recent award announcement.

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    $15 million

    The amount NAC's budget has grown, from its start-up budget of $100,000 in 1982.

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  • Executive Director

    Award-Winning Leadership

    Arlene Goldsmith was named a Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leader, earning NAC a $100,000 grant, "in recognition of her pioneering efforts to give hospital-bound, chronically ill children a chance to live in a loving family."

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    NAC Facts

    • NAC serves 1,400 children and their families annually
    • NAC has virtually eliminated foster care recidivism and aging-out of foster care
    • NAC prevents the placement of children in foster care for 98-99% of families served in Preventive Services

    Annual Report »

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  • Key Staff

    “I feel so lucky to be practicing at NAC because I believe we do the best work in the field of child welfare in the City of New York. Many of our Social Workers could be doing almost anything professionally and they are at NAC 'on purpose' and that is reflected in the work.”

    Carla Riccobono, LMSW Director of Foster Care and Adoption

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    Top Rated

    Among ratings for safety, permanency and well-being, NAC is the second highest ranking foster care agency in New York City and the highest among agencies serving medically fragile children.

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    Volunteers are Key

    Volunteers are a valued part of NAC's team. They provide meaningful support to staff and NAC children, such as providing one-on-one mentoring, or guiding kids through pet-assisted therapy.

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    Adoption Excellence

    NAC's post adoption program, PLAN, received national accolades for its outstanding adoption outcomes, including no adoption dissolutions.

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  • Annual Report

    $365,000

    The minimum amount NAC saves tax payers each year by bringing one child home from the hospital.

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    Get Involved

    A little help goes a long way. School supplies, house warming baskets, a new book to read...all make a world of difference to NAC children and families.

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    Get Involved

    A little help goes a long way. School supplies, house warming baskets, a new book to read...all make a world of difference to NAC children and families.

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  • Board of Directors

    “Every member of NAC's staff is clearly passionate about our mission of improving children's lives. Their dedication and their professional excellence are what make NAC so very special.”

    Virginia Aaron
    Board President, 2009-2011

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    One Hundred

    Number of medically fragile children living in hospitals beyond medical need that NAC's Founding Board Members discovered over a two-day period in 1982 after authorities said there were none.

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    Support NAC When You Search the Web

    Raise money for New Alternatives for Children, Inc. just by searching the web and shopping online!

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    Henry Geldzahler Creative Arts Program Gallery

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What We Do »

NAC Facts

  • NAC serves 1,400 children and their families annually
  • NAC has virtually eliminated foster care recidivism and aging-out of foster care
  • NAC prevents the placement of children in foster care for 98-99% of families served in Preventive Services

Annual Report »

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NAC Kids Can

NAC has helped over 100 children with disabilities and chronic illnesses make their college dreams come true.

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  • Programs & Services

    2,900+

    The number of children who have achieved permanency in loving, stable and nurturing homes thanks to NAC's help.

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    NAC Video
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    Helping the Neediest

    Through funds provided by the New York Times Neediest Cases Fund, getting extermination services for bed bugs made all the difference for one Bronx family.

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    Get Involved

    A little help goes a long way. School supplies, house warming baskets, a new book to read...all make a world of difference to NAC children and families.

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    • Prevention Programs
      "You cannot imagine what it means to take care of a child with very special medical needs every day. The challenges are overwhelming."

      - Arlene Goldsmith, NAC Executive Director

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      100%

      The percentage of NAC "boarder children" who never returned to live in a hospital after NAC helped them go home.

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      • Special Medical Preventive Services
        98%

        The percentage of NAC children who have avoided entering foster care, thanks to the Preventive Services program.

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        Safety First

        NAC received 100% - the highest rating possible - on the "safety" and "well-being" of our children according to NYC Children's Services' Preventive Services Scorecard.

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      • Partners in Parenting (PIP)

        Partnering Together

        “Some people are concerned that they won't have the support, and I try to explain to them that at NAC the support is in place.”

        Felicia, NAC parent

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        75%

        The percentage of families in the PIP program that maintained or improved their employability with at least one parent working or in school.

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        NAC Kids Can

        NAC has helped over 100 children with disabilities and chronic illnesses make their college dreams come true.

        Learn more »

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    • Foster Care & Adoption

      Adoption Excellence

      NAC's post adoption program, PLAN, received national accolades for its outstanding adoption outcomes, including no adoption dissolutions.

      Learn more »

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      $365,000

      The minimum amount NAC saves tax payers each year by bringing one child home from the hospital.

      See our annual report »

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      NAC Kids Olympics

      It's not every day that a child with a severe disability or chronic illness has the opportunity to go for the Gold. Cheer on NAC kids as they give their all at the Annual NAC Kids Olympics.

      Learn more »

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      • Special Medical Foster Care & Adoption

        Opening Doors

        Click here to download the latest issue of NAC's Opening Doors Newsletter.

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        Too Much Love?

        Why become a foster parent? In the words of one NAC foster mother, Julia "I had too much of something to give, and that was love."

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        Top Rated

        Among ratings for safety, permanency and well-being, NAC is the second highest ranking foster care agency in New York City and the highest among agencies serving medically fragile children.

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        Get Involved

        A little help goes a long way. School supplies, house warming baskets, a new book to read...all make a world of difference to NAC children and families.

        Learn more »

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      • Treatment Family Foster Care Program
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        “The support I receive from NAC is beyond compare. No matter what the need or problem, the agency can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.”

        - Margaret, NAC Therapeutic Foster Parent

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        100%

        The percentage of NAC children and families who have access to medical and mental health care on-site regardless of their ability to pay.

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      • Homefinding

        Special needs... Special rewards

        As a foster parent, you will experience the deep fulfillment of knowing that you...

        • Provide a needed home for a special child
        • Provide the care crucial for a child to grow and develop
        • Give a child a chance for a better life
        • Share your family's love
        • Gain new skills related to child development and medical issues

        Learn more »

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      • Post Legal Adoption Network (PLAN)
        “I was under the impression that you get these kids and you are on your own. Not at NAC because they know these kids need long-term care. And they do it as a family, so some of the weight is released off of you. I was just blown away with the love and caring that NAC provided.”

        Deborah
        NAC foster mother

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        Adoption Success

        NAC has zero adoption dissolutions since the inception of its Post Legal Adoption Network in 1994.

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        Recognition

        "NAC has maintained its status as the preeminent health care and social services agency for children with special medical needs," according to one recent award announcement.

        Learn more »

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    • Bridges to Health (B2H)
      Henry Geldzahler Creative Arts Program Gallery

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      Award-Winning Leadership

      Arlene Goldsmith was named a Robert Wood Johnson Community Health Leader, earning NAC a $100,000 grant, "in recognition of her pioneering efforts to give hospital-bound, chronically ill children a chance to live in a loving family."

      Learn more »

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      Support NAC When You Search the Web

      Raise money for New Alternatives for Children, Inc. just by searching the web and shopping online!

      Click Here to Begin »

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    • Comprehensive Healthcare Center
      One Hundred

      Number of medically fragile children living in hospitals beyond medical need that NAC's Founding Board Members discovered over a two-day period in 1982 after authorities said there were none.

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      NAC Facts

      • NAC serves 1,400 children and their families annually
      • NAC has virtually eliminated foster care recidivism and aging-out of foster care
      • NAC prevents the placement of children in foster care for 98-99% of families served in Preventive Services

      Annual Report »

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      • Medical Clinic

        Definition

        Medically Fragile: a designation for a child with a profound disability and/or chronic medical condition, which may become unstable and change abruptly, resulting in a life-threatening situation.

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        99%
        The percentage of NAC children who live below poverty level.

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        $365,000

        The minimum amount NAC saves tax payers each year by bringing one child home from the hospital.

        See our annual report »

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        NAC Kids Olympics

        It's not every day that a child with a severe disability or chronic illness has the opportunity to go for the Gold. Cheer on NAC kids as they give their all at the Annual NAC Kids Olympics.

        Learn more »

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      • Mental Health Clinic
        Henry Geldzahler Creative Arts Program Gallery

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        Who Has Helped?

        NAC's successes have attracted the support of a diverse mix of individuals, foundations, and corporations.

        Learn more »

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        “Every member of NAC's staff is clearly passionate about our mission of improving children's lives. Their dedication and their professional excellence are what make NAC so very special.”

        Virginia Aaron
        Board President, 2009-2011

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    • Educational Support and Advocacy
      90%

      The percent of school-age children at NAC who were promoted to the next grade level or graduated from high school in 2009.

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      “I am the first person in my family to graduate from college. A large part of my accomplishments have been made possible by the many helpful hands at NAC.”

      - Tamara, NAC client with brittle bone disease

      Read Tamara's story »

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      NAC Kids Can

      NAC has helped over 100 children with disabilities and chronic illnesses make their college dreams come true.

      Learn more »

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      Get Involved

      A little help goes a long way. School supplies, house warming baskets, a new book to read...all make a world of difference to NAC children and families.

      Learn more »

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      Volunteers are Key

      Volunteers are a valued part of NAC's team. They provide meaningful support to staff and NAC children, such as providing one-on-one mentoring, or guiding kids through pet-assisted therapy.

      Learn more »

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    • Family Support

      NAC Kids Olympics

      It's not every day that a child with a severe disability or chronic illness has the opportunity to go for the Gold. Cheer on NAC kids as they give their all at the Annual NAC Kids Olympics.

      Learn more »

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      Safety First

      NAC received 100% - the highest rating possible - on the "safety" and "well-being" of our children according to NYC Children's Services' Preventive Services Scorecard.

      Learn more »

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      NAC Video
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  • How Services are Linked

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  • Success Stories

    One Hundred

    Number of medically fragile children living in hospitals beyond medical need that NAC's Founding Board Members discovered over a two-day period in 1982 after authorities said there were none.

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    2,900+

    The number of children who have achieved permanency in loving, stable and nurturing homes thanks to NAC's help.

    Learn more »

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    • Tayo

      "When I was thirteen I noticed NAC spelled backwards is CAN. NAC kids can do anything."

      Tayo - credited with NAC's new website name

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      Tayo

      Tayo with NAC Executive Director Arlene Goldsmith, PhD

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      Virginia and Adetayo Benyon, 2003

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      100%

      The percentage of NAC "boarder children" who never returned to live in a hospital after NAC helped them go home.

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    • Evelyn and Fransisco

      "When I've needed the most support, NAC has always been there for me and my family."

      Juliana, Mother of Francisco and Evelyn

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      Evelyn

      Evelyn at age 12

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      Francisco

      Francisco at age 14

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      NAC Kids Olympics

      It's not every day that a child with a severe disability or chronic illness has the opportunity to go for the Gold. Cheer on NAC kids as they give their all at the Annual NAC Kids Olympics.

      Learn more »

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      Ways You Can Help
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      Support NAC Families by purchasing much needed items from NAC's Amazon.com wish list or visit NAC's Wish List Page for other ideas.

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    • Otis
      “I know a lot of people say a mentor is most like a parent, but for me Danny's more like a brother. He's there when I need him and he's easy to talk to.”

      Otis on his mentor Danny

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      Otis

      Otis with his mentor

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      NAC Kids Can

      NAC has helped over 100 children with disabilities and chronic illnesses make their college dreams come true.

      Learn more »

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      Adoption Excellence

      NAC's post adoption program, PLAN, received national accolades for its outstanding adoption outcomes, including no adoption dissolutions.

      Learn more »

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    • Tamara
      "I am the first person in my family to graduate from college. A large part of my accomplishments have been made possible by the many helpful hands at NAC."

      Tamara, age 23

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      Tamara

      Tamara in 1997

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      Tamara
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      90%

      The percent of school-age children at NAC who were promoted to the next grade level or graduated from high school in 2009.

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  • Success Metrics

    Adoption Success

    NAC has zero adoption dissolutions since the inception of its Post Legal Adoption Network in 1994.

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    Adopting Briana

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    NAC's adoptive parents are extraordinary. Hear how one gave a special NAC child the gift of a lifetime...a home for Briana.

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    Get Involved

    A little help goes a long way. School supplies, house warming baskets, a new book to read...all make a world of difference to NAC children and families.

    Learn more »

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  • Recognition

    NAC Kids Can

    NAC has helped over 100 children with disabilities and chronic illnesses make their college dreams come true.

    Learn more »

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    98%

    The percentage of NAC children who have avoided entering foster care, thanks to the Preventive Services program.

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    “NAC is a remarkable organization whose work demonstrates that a loving family provides children with the essential base for success. We know that NAC is truly committed to lifting up the hearts and minds of children through all their wonderful programs.”

    Jeffrey P. DaPuzzo
    President of Trustees
    MJH & PJ DaPuzzo Family Foundation

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  • How We Work

    NAC Facts

    • NAC serves 1,400 children and their families annually
    • NAC has virtually eliminated foster care recidivism and aging-out of foster care
    • NAC prevents the placement of children in foster care for 98-99% of families served in Preventive Services

    Annual Report »

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    Who Has Helped?

    NAC's successes have attracted the support of a diverse mix of individuals, foundations, and corporations.

    Learn more »

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Get Involved »

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  • Donate

    "When I was thirteen I noticed NAC spelled backwards is CAN. NAC kids can do anything."

    Tayo - credited with NAC's new website name

    Learn more »

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    $15 million

    The amount NAC's budget has grown, from its start-up budget of $100,000 in 1982.

    Annual Report »


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    Support NAC When You Search the Web

    Raise money for New Alternatives for Children, Inc. just by searching the web and shopping online!

    Click Here to Begin »

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    • Make a Donation
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    • Wish List
      Ways You Can Help

      Sending a needed item or gift to a NAC child or family just became easier. Visit NAC's Wish List on Amazon.com.

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      "When I've needed the most support, NAC has always been there for me and my family."

      Juliana, Mother of Francisco and Evelyn

      Learn more »

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      NAC Kids Olympics

      It's not every day that a child with a severe disability or chronic illness has the opportunity to go for the Gold. Cheer on NAC kids as they give their all at the Annual NAC Kids Olympics.

      Learn more »

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    • Donors & Grantors
      “NAC is a remarkable organization whose work demonstrates that a loving family provides children with the essential base for success. We know that NAC is truly committed to lifting up the hearts and minds of children through all their wonderful programs.”

      Jeffrey P. DaPuzzo
      President of Trustees
      MJH & PJ DaPuzzo Family Foundation

      Learn more »

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      Adopting Briana

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      NAC's adoptive parents are extraordinary. Hear how one gave a special NAC child the gift of a lifetime...a home for Briana.

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      Volunteers are Key

      Volunteers are a valued part of NAC's team. They provide meaningful support to staff and NAC children, such as providing one-on-one mentoring, or guiding kids through pet-assisted therapy.

      Learn more »

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  • Volunteer

    90%

    The percent of school-age children at NAC who were promoted to the next grade level or graduated from high school in 2009.

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    Get Involved

    A little help goes a long way. School supplies, house warming baskets, a new book to read...all make a world of difference to NAC children and families.

    Learn more »

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    • Volunteer Opportunities
      “I know a lot of people say a mentor is most like a parent, but for me Danny's more like a brother. He's there when I need him and he's easy to talk to.”

      Otis on his mentor Danny

      Read Otis's story »

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      NAC Kids Olympics

      It's not every day that a child with a severe disability or chronic illness has the opportunity to go for the Gold. Cheer on NAC kids as they give their all at the Annual NAC Kids Olympics.

      Learn more »

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      Support NAC When You Search the Web

      Raise money for New Alternatives for Children, Inc. just by searching the web and shopping online!

      Click Here to Begin »

    • Volunteer Tips

      Definition

      Medically Fragile: a designation for a child with a profound disability and/or chronic medical condition, which may become unstable and change abruptly, resulting in a life-threatening situation.

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      NAC Kids Can

      NAC has helped over 100 children with disabilities and chronic illnesses make their college dreams come true.

      Learn more »

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      NAC Facts

      • NAC serves 1,400 children and their families annually
      • NAC has virtually eliminated foster care recidivism and aging-out of foster care
      • NAC prevents the placement of children in foster care for 98-99% of families served in Preventive Services

      Annual Report »

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  • Become a Foster Parent

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    • What is Foster Parenting?
      100%

      The percentage of NAC "boarder children" who never returned to live in a hospital after NAC helped them go home.

      Learn More »

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      Partnering Together

      “Some people are concerned that they won't have the support, and I try to explain to them that at NAC the support is in place.”

      Felicia, NAC parent

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      Special needs...special rewards

      As a foster parent, you will experience the deep fulfillment of knowing that you...

      • Provide a needed home for a special child
      • Provide the care crucial for a child to grow and develop
      • Give a child a chance for a better life
      • Share your family's love
      • Gain new skills related to child development and medical issues

      Learn more »

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    • How to Become a Foster Parent

      Top Rated

      Among ratings for safety, permanency and well-being, NAC is the second highest ranking foster care agency in New York City and the highest among agencies serving medically fragile children.

      Learn more »

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      “The support I receive from NAC is beyond compare. No matter what the need or problem, the agency can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.”

      - Margaret, NAC Therapeutic Foster Parent

      Learn more »

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      Definition

      Medically Fragile: a designation for a child with a profound disability and/or chronic medical condition, which may become unstable and change abruptly, resulting in a life-threatening situation.

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      NAC Video
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      View the NAC video »

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    • Meet NAC Foster Families

      NAC Kids Olympics

      It's not every day that a child with a severe disability or chronic illness has the opportunity to go for the Gold. Cheer on NAC kids as they give their all at the Annual NAC Kids Olympics.

      Learn more »

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      Helping the Neediest

      Through funds provided by the New York Times Neediest Cases Fund, getting extermination services for bed bugs made all the difference for one Bronx family.

      Read more »

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      Support NAC When You Search the Web

      Raise money for New Alternatives for Children, Inc. just by searching the web and shopping online!

      Click Here to Begin »

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      • Meghan

        NAC Facts

        • NAC serves 1,400 children and their families annually
        • NAC has virtually eliminated foster care recidivism and aging-out of foster care
        • NAC prevents the placement of children in foster care for 98-99% of families served in Preventive Services

        Annual Report »

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        Adoption Success

        NAC has zero adoption dissolutions since the inception of its Post Legal Adoption Network in 1994.

        Learn more »

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      • Margaret
        90%

        The percent of school-age children at NAC who were promoted to the next grade level or graduated from high school in 2009.

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        Get Involved

        A little help goes a long way. School supplies, house warming baskets, a new book to read...all make a world of difference to NAC children and families.

        Learn more »

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        100%

        The percentage of NAC "boarder children" who never returned to live in a hospital after NAC helped them go home.

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        Definition

        Medically Fragile: a designation for a child with a profound disability and/or chronic medical condition, which may become unstable and change abruptly, resulting in a life-threatening situation.

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      • Yvonne

        Special needs...special rewards

        As a foster parent, you will experience the deep fulfillment of knowing that you...

        • Provide a needed home for a special child
        • Provide the care crucial for a child to grow and develop
        • Give a child a chance for a better life
        • Share your family's love
        • Gain new skills related to child development and medical issues

        Learn more »

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    • Request More Information
      Support NAC When You Search the Web

      Raise money for New Alternatives for Children, Inc. just by searching the web and shopping online!

      Click Here to Begin »

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      “The most important thing that NAC did for me was to get me a home and get me out of the hospital.”

      Lisa, NAC child with Spina Bifida

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News & Events »

Opening Doors

Click here to download the latest issue of NAC's Opening Doors Newsletter.

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Ways You Can Help

Sending a needed item or gift to a NAC child or family just became easier. Visit NAC's Wish List on Amazon.com.

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  • Events

    100%

    The percentage of NAC "boarder children" who never returned to live in a hospital after NAC helped them go home.

    Learn More »

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    Volunteers are Key

    Volunteers are a valued part of NAC's team. They provide meaningful support to staff and NAC children, such as providing one-on-one mentoring, or guiding kids through pet-assisted therapy.

    Learn more »

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    • NAC Olympics

      NAC Facts

      • NAC serves 1,400 children and their families annually
      • NAC has virtually eliminated foster care recidivism and aging-out of foster care
      • NAC prevents the placement of children in foster care for 98-99% of families served in Preventive Services

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