Advocating for Telehealth

Categories: News, Programs

Telehealth has been one of the unexpected bright spots of the pandemic. Telehealth has allowed our families and children to remain connected with our medical and mental health teams throughout the pandemic. Some even logged on for visits for the first time! Little Flower therapist Milton Cephus and Senior Vice President of Mental Health and …

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A New Home for People with Developmental Disabilities Opens in Queens

Categories: Events, News, Programs, Success Stories

Responding to a growing need for services for individuals with developmental disabilities, Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York opened a new Individual Residential Alternative (IRA) in Bayside, NY, which was celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  This new home will enable more individuals in this population to access programs, services and specialized …

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A Day in the Life Of an Adoption Expediter

Categories: News, Programs, Staff

Within Little Flower’s Family Foster Care department is our adoption team, which is responsible for finding forever families for children who are unable, for a variety of reasons, to return to their own families.  Here is an inside look, as told by the adoption expediter, Jennifer P., about the work she does day in and …

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Foster Parent Spotlight

Categories: News, Programs, Success Stories

Cynthia Patterson is one of our most inspiring and dedicated foster parents.  She provides what most mothers do to their children and are celebrated for on Mother’s Day — love, shelter, care, and safety and has done so to almost over 100 children in the foster care system. Cynthia was born in South Carolina and …

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Little Flower Opens New Facility for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Categories: Events, News, Programs

(Wednesday, April 12, 2017 – Valley Stream, NY) – More individuals with developmental disabilities will be able to access programs, services and specialized care through the opening of a new Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York Individual Residential Alternative (IRA) in Valley Stream, NY.  The new IRA will be able to accommodate …

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