FEBRUARY 2, 2011
By JOSEPH DE AVILA
Wall Street Journal
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation made its name as the nation's largest foundation focusing on health and health are. Now it wants to help at-risk families in New York City.
The foundation said it has awarded about $700,000 to nonprofit Corporation for Supportive Housing to develop a pilot program for homeless parents at risk of losing their children to foster care. On Wednesday, it will report results of the pilot.
The Corporation for Supportive Housing was created in 1991 to help local nonprofits support the homeless and people in extreme poverty. "These are the families that keep the child agencies awake at night," said Alison Harte, director of the pilot program called "Keeping Families Together." FULL STORY