Our Strategies

To build the capacity of all publicly administered or supported child welfare agencies throughout New York City by:
  • Working collaboratively with the
    • NYS Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS) as a member of the Independent Living Training Network,
    • NYC Administration for Children's Services (ACS) Office of Youth Development as the provider of Independent Living and youth-oriented training, technical assistance and resources;
    • New York City Independent Living Consortium, the organization of ACS' contract agencies' Independent Living Coordinators, both as a Steering Committee member as well as a source of training, TA information services;
  • Providing state-of-the-art independent living, youth development and other youth-oriented resources through an integrated package of training, technical assistance and a resource lending library.