Program areas at URI
Domestic violence programs and services uri is the largest provider of domestic violence shelter services in the u.s. Currently overseeing 14 domestic violence shelters with the capacity to accommodate 1,527 adults and children every night, as well as pets through the innovative people and animals living safely (pals) program. Uri also offers programs for prevention and intervention, and holistic services to empower clients to rebuild their lives. Within its residential programs, uri operates both emergency shelters, which support survivors immediately after they flee abuse, and transitional family shelters, which provide longer term accommodations as survivors continue to rebuild a sustainable future. In total, uri programs have the capacity to reach 40,000 individuals a year. See schedule ouri is the only domestic violence organization in new york city that provides a co-living model for survivors to live and heal together with their pets through the innovative people and animals living safely (pals) program. Pals is one part of uri's commitments to take a holistic approach to serving clients, with critical services and programs including housing placement, economic empowerment and workforce training, counseling, legal assistance, and crime victim support. Uri also works to break the cycle of violence through the abusive partner intervention program (apip), a trauma-informed program for partners who abuse, and focuses on prevention through the relationship abuse prevention program (rapp) and early rapp, programs for middle and high school youth to educate them on healthy relationships. During this reporting period, and while adapting to the ongoing challenges presented by covid-19, uri worked diligently to ensure access to personal protective equipment (ppe) and implementation of extensive safety protocols, enhanced cleaning, and all necessary processes to maintain client and staff safety. Wi-fi was also installed in all sites for remote learning, training, and other services.
Adults with developmental disabilities uri manages two types of residential services for individuals diagnosed with intellectual and developmental disabilities: intermediate care facilities (icf) and residential alternative (ira) from july 1, 2021 through june 30,2022. Uri's icf accommodates a total of 14 individuals (adult men and women) and our operates two ira facilities can accommodate a total of 19 adult men and women. During this reporting period, uri focused on ensuring that consumers continued to have access to person-centered planning and a wide variety of services, including transportation to and from day programs; nutritional, occupational, physical therapies and speech services. These residential facilities are certied by opwdd and specially trained staff is assigned to them 24 hours a day to facilitate access to quality services in response to identified individual needs.
Programs for homeless families: during this reporting period, programs for homeless families provided comprhensive services to 28,648 individuals, of which 12,219 were children. The program provided comprehensive care, including access to case management, structured socialization and recreation services, housing placement assistance, and access to economic empowerment services and workforec training. Uri placed over # families into permanent housing during this period. In response to the covid 19 challenges, uri worked to enusre that homeless families accessing services were provided a safe living environment, including the providing of personal protective equipment (ppe), including masks, gloves, and hand sanitizers, see schedule o as well as implementation of enhanced facility cleaning and operational protocols. Also, in response to covid- 19 impacts, uri worked to ensure that all clients and children had access to wi-fi, tablets and ipads to promote engagement in remote learning and training opportunities.
Developmental disabilities, rapp and crime victims assistance, office of victim services and other.