Friends of Wednesday’s Child
Funding from NWC will support the Success in School program, which provides Education Specialists who work individually with students in foster care to navigate the child welfare system and to ensure that the students receive proper in-school services/resources.
Genesis Women’s Shelter and Support
This grant will support the Client Legal Assistance Program by paying half the salary of a staff attorney who will provide critical legal services such as protective orders, custody and divorce representation to women escaping violence.
North Dallas Shared Ministries
NWC will fund the purchase of school uniforms to be given, two per child, to approximately 2,700-3,000 low-income prequalified students.
Our Friends Place
Funds will support the operating expenses of the Transitional Living Center Program, a program for young women leaving foster care and becoming independent while living at Our Friends Place.
NWC’s grant will fund 747 bed nights in the Emergency Youth Shelter Program (includes food, clothing, toiletries, counseling, staff supervision, medical care, life skills training and education services)
Shared Housing Center
These funds will be used to furnish Green Haus, a new 24- unit community for homeless families with a special focus on returning veteran women and their children.