Our Strong Fathers, Stronger Families Director, Noelle Van der Tuin, recently spoke at the Pathways to Graduation Support Staff Professional Development Workshop (District 79) in New York City. District 79 serves over 5000 students between the ages 17-22. This district works with a high proportion of students with disabilities, ESL students, the economically disadvantaged and [...]
Parents who participated in New York State’s Strengthening Families through Stronger Fathers Initiative experienced higher wages, higher rates of employment, and higher rates of child support payments than non-participants.
Seedco was recently awarded a grant from the Community Service Society to provide services as part of the Community Health Advocates (CHA) program. Seedco will provide health care and health insurance post-enrollment assistance and education to individuals and small businesses.
Seedco’s Vice President of Work and Family Supports, Lisa Stein, will present at the Alliance for Health Reform and Kaiser Family Foundation’s congressional briefing on August 5, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The briefing will highlight the impact of in-person assistance programs that help consumers enroll in health coverage through the new health insurance marketplaces. The [...]
After five years of development and expansion by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program, the Asset Platform has been transferred to Seedco, effective July 31, 2014. The Asset Platform provides non-profit and public sector organizations easy access to a range of resources they need to provide quality financial assistance to low- and moderate-income individuals and [...]
On Saturday, June 7, 2014, Seedco’s Strong Fathers, Stronger Families program hosted a pre-Father’s Day Healthy Living event in DeWitt Clinton Park in New York City. The event brought out over 33 fathers (86 total with family), who were able to receive valuable information on nutrition, physical fitness, SNAP benefits, health insurance and more.