Red Cross Awards Grant to Provide Emotional and Mental Health Supports in Schools
Partnership with Children received a $195,000 grant from the Red Cross to provide social, emotional and mental health supports in a school highly effected by Superstorm Sandy. Partnership with Children provided post-storm support through FEMA’s Project Hope immediately after the disaster, pioneering the use of FEMA’s community outreach model in schools. The implementation of our FEMA-funded program was a great success, and we are now able to continue this work with the help of the Red Cross. Margaret Crotty, Executive Director of Partnership with Children, spoke at the Red Cross Press Conference highlighting how important it is to continue to provide these supports in schools, “As a leading provider of trauma-informed counseling in high-need public schools, Partnership with Children has worked with thousands of students, families and teachers impacted by Superstorm Sandy. We are so grateful to partner with the Red Cross to continue to provide vital services to the students—and their families and school communities—who continue to be impacted and vulnerable. The funding provided by the Red Cross will help restore hope in the communities that need it most.”
Margaret Crotty spoke about the nexus of mental health services and
education at the Red Cross press conference on May 12.
Read more about this grant from the Red Cross here.