Harlem Dowling-West Side Center for Children and Family Services
New York, New York, USA
MissionAs a not-for-profit child welfare agency, Harlem Dowling-West Side Center for Children and Family Services works to develop confidence, resilience, academic skills, and adult/family that enables the children we serve to become responsible, self-sufficient adults.
What We DoHarlem Dowling is the surviving entity of the Colored Orphan Asylum that was founded in 1836. Harlem Dowling provides family preservation to 415 families, after school programming to 500 children daily, and an emergency food pantry that serves more than 5,000 New Yorkers annually.
The agency facilitates individualized and/or group level interventions that includes evidence-based strategies to enhance and support family functioning. We also provide emergency cash assistance and food packages to children and their families.