News and Publications

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Accomplishments of Telehealth within New York’s Child Welfare System: An Exploratory Survey



Annual Report 2017-2018/2018-2019

Annual Report 2015-2016/2016-2017



Summer 2020Winter 2019





Little Flower and St. John’s Residence for Boys Formally Affiliate

Categories: News, St. John's, Staff

Little Flower Children and Family Services of New York (Little Flower) and St. John’s Residence for Boys, Inc. (St. John’s) announced that Little Flower and St. John’s have entered into an affiliation agreement.  Both organizations, each with a deep history and strong ties in their communities, will retain their independent identities and Boards but will …

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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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Journey to Adulthood

Categories: Alumni, News, Success Stories

One of the many things we celebrate during May is National Foster Care Month. During this month, we would like to bring attention to the lesser heard topics concerning foster youth, such as their successes and journey beyond the stigma of being in care.  You may remember reading about Anthony a few years ago when …

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