Help Us Heal Families and Communities After Tragedy
Your gift helps us help others by supporting these programs:
Support Services for 9/11 Families, Responders and Survivors
• Providing Long-Term Support
Since 2002, VOICES has provided over 130,000 hours of social work support services for victims' families, responders and survivors, including individual consultation, case management services, support groups, psychoeducational workshops, assessments and screenings, and referrals.
• World Trade Center Health Program Outreach to Responders and Survivors
Since 2012, VOICES has worked with the Centers for Disease Control to assist over 1,000 responders and survivors in the process of applying for and gaining access to medical and psychological treatment that is available through the Clinical Centers of Excellence.
• 9/11 Living Memorial Project
Launched in 2005, VOICES staff works with 9/11 families to commemorate the 2,977 lives lost and with survivors to document their stories. Hosted on VOICES website, the Living Memorial is an extensive collection of over 78,000 photographs and personal stories that continues to grow over time. VOICES contributed copies of the photographs to the 9/11 Museum, where it is an integral part of the
VOICES Center of Excellence for Community Resilience
• Symposiums and Conferences
To date, VOICES has convened 21 symposiums and conferences in New York City and New Jersey, providing relevant information for those impacted by 9/11 and other traumatic events. By bringing together subject matter experts-including leading researchers, psychologists, government agencies, and other community stakeholders-along with VOICES experienced team, we promote healing and resilience in the lives of victims' families, survivors and responders, as well as professional training for service providers.
• Assisting Communities in Preparing for and Responding to Traumatic Events
Traumatic events occur regularly, affecting thousands each year. VOICES shares our lessons learned with organizations providing victims' services, to promote preparedness here in the United States and abroad. VOICES trainings are based on our extensive research, which is detailed in our publications:
• Preparing for After: How to Help Victims of Mass Violence
• Voices of Experience: Helping Communities Heal After Traumatic Events
• "Investigating the Long-term Impact of Bereavement due to Terrorism:
Factors that Contribute to Trauma, Grief, Growth and Resilience"
Thank you for your generosity and support. Together we are making a difference!
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