We welcome volunteers, interns, donations, and resources for women and children impacted by incarceration. Please help us make a difference by offering the following in-kind donations:
Items for welcome home packages for newly released women from prison, which include conditioner, deodorant, sanitary napkins, shampoo, soap, toothbrush, and toothpaste. Click Here to visit our Amazon Wishlist.
New clothing, athletic, and sneakers welcomed. Clothing should be medium, large, extra large, or range from size 8 to 22. Dress shoes should range from size 7 to 12.
Gifts will be given to children during the holidays or when reconnecting with their family.
We appreciate your support. Please send all monetary and in-kind donations to: New HOUR for Women & Children – Long Island, PO Box 213, Brentwood, NY 11717. You can also donate online.
New Hour for Women and Children LI seeks a college intern to help with direct service and advocacy. Learn to engage with vulnerable populations and make lifelong connections to engage with women and mothers impacted by the justice system. Students will have the opportunity to forge connections with members of the community who are often overlooked, including children of an incarcerated parent who possess tremendous potential. Some interns will be trained to attend workshops in the local jails by the second semester of their internship.
New Hour will continue to need support with activities and events organized to empower women, mothers, and children impacted by the criminal justice system. This internship will also offer opportunities to foster relationships with community organizations, tabling events and ensuring that New Hour is a presence at local community functions. Responsibilities include providing logistical support for events and for administrative office support, as well as interacting with children and moms. A minimum of 10 to 15 hours per week required. Graduate students only, must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and demonstrate strong writing skills and interpersonal skills. Transportation is required. This internship will run through both the fall 2019 and spring 2020 semesters. Please email a resume and cover letter to: Serena Liguori, executive director, at .