Empower

Startup Costs: Empower at Home

“This one-year grant in the amount of $52,460 supports Empower at Home, a pilot project to provide family and individual support for transitions to independent living and housing options.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Niagara Falls, NY
AMOUNT: $52,460 over One Year
YEAR AWARDED: 2017
WEBSITE: http://empower-wny.org/


Helping Students Deal with Mental Health Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the growing mental health crisis for too many young people. Even before the pandemic, depression, anxiety, and suicidality rates were sharply rising among teens in America. In 2019, rates of adolescents reporting a major depressive episode were up 60 percent from about ten years prior.[1] Articles appear in the media … Continued