The Genie Farley Harriman Center for Women and Children, at Cal Farley’s Girlstown, U.S.A., provides hope and a future for mothers and children who find themselves struggling to meet the everyday necessities of life – from housing and utilities, to job skills and family time together.
The Genie Farley Harriman Center provides a safe and comfortable living environment for single, adult women and their children while the single mother works on specific, identified goals necessary for them to achieve successful independence.
Our services center around:
· Access to safe, secure and stable housing for single-mother families
on the campus of the Genie Farley Harriman Center for Women and Children
· Assistance in meeting the basic needs of children
· Parenting skill enhancement
· Access to quality daycare
· Vocational skill enhancement and attainment for the mother
· Educational attainment for the mother and/or children
· Access to quality therapeutic interventions
The average stay for a family at the Genie Farley Harriman Center for Women and Children will likely be 2 to 4 years; however, individual circumstances will ultimately determine when a family can successfully transition to independent living.
The goal of this program is for a family leaving the Center to be self-sufficient in acquiring and maintaining safe and secure housing in a location where the family’s needs can be met; daycare or school enrollment for the children; meaningful employment for the mother with which she can financially sustain her family; healthy family relationships and tools for dealing with familial challenges; and the tools and self-confidence to succeed as a family.