Advocates for Children of New York, Inc.

Description:
Advocates for Children of New York, Inc (AFC) has worked with New York City's impoverished and vulnerable families to obtain quality and equal public education services for over 25 years. AFC works on behalf of children from infancy to age 21 who are at greatest risk for school-based discrimination and/or academic failure. These include children with disabilities, ethnic minorities, immigrants, homeless children, foster care children, limited English proficient children and those living in poverty. AFC provides a full range of services: free individual case advocacy, technical assistance, and training for parents, students, and professionals about children's educational entitlements and due process rights in New York City. AFC provides information on the New York State and New York City School systems, children's rights, section 504, and more. Each year AFC conducts numerous training workshops that educate and empower thousands of parents. The workshop presenters describe parents' and students' rights and entitlements, both in regular and special education. They also maintain an extensive listing of books that are related to this issue.

Address:
151 West 30th St.
5th Fl.
New York, NY 10001

Phone:
(212) 947-9779

Website:
www.advocatesforchildren.org

 

 

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