OUR mPACT IN NUMBERS



 

UPWARD BOUND

PREPARES FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENTS FOR SUCCESS
 
$2308892

in scholarships & awards
 
61% of 845 clients gained skills and/or education, job or career credentials

60% of 846 clients increased their financial position

542 clients completed financial capability training

458 clients maintained employment placement over 90 days

459 clients improved their job quality over the fiscal year

WORKFORCE INNOVATION AND INVESTMENT ACT (WIOA)

EQUIPPING JOB SEEKERS TO ACCESS JOBS, EDUCATION, TRAINING AND SERVICES TO SUCCEED IN THE LABOR MARKET
89 teens enrolled in programs

At enrollment, 67 not attending school or working, 82% showing basic skill deficiencies

By end of FY18: only 8% showed basic skill deficiencies; 78 secured jobs or re-entered school

GERST FAMILY YOUNG FATHERS PROGRAM

HELPS CLIENTS ESTABLISH A SOLID FINANCIAL FOUNDATION AND BECOME STRONGER DADS
100%

completed job readiness training
84%

increased their financial net worth
82%

improved their job quality
98%

achieved financial literacy
 

ADOPTION PRESERVATION

HELPS FAMILIES FORMED BY ADOPTION OR GUARDIANSHIP WITH CHILDREN WHO HAVE EMOTIONAL/TRAUMA ISSUES

449

CHILDREN &

1,525

FAMILY MEMBERS

99%

OF CHILDREN KEPT IN THEIR ADOPTIVE HOMES

 


YOUTH
  • 77%
  • improved their Children’s Global Assessment of Functioning (CGAS) score − measures emotional functioning in areas including home, school, friends, leisure

SCHOOL-BASED COUNSELING

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COUNSELING

After receiving services,

97% of adults reported better understanding of the effect of domestic violence on their life

100% of adults knew how to secure an order of protection & ways to plan for safety

96% of children reported knowing 2 things to do to stay safe

97% of children reported knowing the abuse was not their fault

 

LEGAL AID SOCIETY

7,527

hours donated by volunteers, law students and pro bono attorneys, valued at $1,107,641

$1,200,000+

in child support and other financial awards/assets for domestic violence survivors

$49,000+

secured in financial awards for housing and consumer clients

VICTIM LEGAL ASSISTANCE NETWORK

PROVIDES WRAP-AROUND LEGAL AND SOCIAL SERVICES FORM CRIME VICTIMS

491

clients received legal representation

155

clients received counseling services

326

clients accessed case management & resource links

49

clients benefited from crime victim rights' advocacy

11,052

CLIENTS
SERVED


ELDER LAW

174

clients received legal assistance

SAFE FAMILIES

854

clients

580

family members

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

1,891

clients

 


 

 

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Family
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Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that Mpowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.