All children deserve to grow up in safe, nurturing and permanent families. The Schuyler Center proposes and promotes policies that advance or maintain effective, high-quality systems that serve at-risk families, prevent entry into the child welfare system, and improve child well-being for children who are in care.
Seventy-five percent of brain growth and 85% of intellect, personality and social skills develop before age 5—in the first 2,000 days of life—so it is imperative that we invest in our youngest children long before they enter school.
The Schuyler Center promotes policies that secure or supplement a living wage. Nearly one in four New York children live in poverty; the rate is significantly higher in many New York City neighborhoods and several upstate cities.
The Schuyler Center works with government, providers and advocates to improve access to high-quality physical, dental, and behavioral health services.
A quarter of a million babies are born in New York each year. Nearly half are born to low-income families and over 100,000 are born to first-time mothers. The Schuyler Center places a priority on ensuring a strong start for all children and families.
On August 19, the Schuyler Center presented a webinar with representatives from the New York State Department of Health to explain the Maternal and Infant Community Health Collaboratives (MICHC) program. These collaboratives are designed to maximize resources, support innovation and …
On behalf of Medicaid Matters NY, Schuyler Center hosted a webinar on the DSRIP. Check it out to get the latest DSRIP, community engagement and meaningful community needs assessments. View the webinar here.
It is time for New York to raise the age of criminal responsibility and stop using our corrections institutions as a holding pen for people who have mental illness. Read Kate Breslin’s ‘President’s Corner’ message.
The toolkit, Blending and Braiding for Early Childhood Home Visiting in New York, helps home visiting programs learn new ways to bring funding streams together to support programming. The toolkit can be used to understand key funding streams, how to …
Patient confidentiality is a cornerstone of health care but what is less understood is how insurance companies protect patient confidentiality in their communications with policy holders and members. Schuyler Center is working with Raising Women’s Voices, Family Planning Advocates of …