What We Do
In order to support herself and her children, a woman needs a decent job.
In order to get a decent job, she needs a decent education.
In order to get a decent education, she needs a decent place to live and someone with whom to entrust the care of her children while she is at work or school.
The cycle grinds on, swallowing families, swallowing generations. The only way to break this cycle is to take it all on.
York Street Project breaks the cycle of poverty by simultaneously providing housing, education, and childhood development with counseling and life-skills training to more than 300 economically-disadvantaged women and children each year.