Agencies We Support
The Corporation’s purpose (and hence its Mission) is to honor the work of Hannah B. Chickering, who in the 19th Century dedicated her life to female prisoners and their children. Accordingly, the Corporation shall provide financial support to programs and organizations that address the needs of women and children in crisis, thereby furthering the Corporation’s goal of helping women and children gain health, safety, independence and self-sufficiency.
Transforming lives of children and youth who are facing complex emotional, behavioral, and learning challenges.
Safety, community, and advocacy for homeless and formerly-homeless women
Working to end domestic violence
Assisting individuals in obtaining permanent housing and settling into the community, and by developing strategies to address systemic barriers to housing placement.
Strengthening families and preventing child abuse through essential child welfare and mental health treatment and effective public advocacy.
Providing sexual exploitation prevention, victim identification, and intervention services.
Providing the skills, education, and resources to obtain and sustain employment and housing.
Partners with survivors of domestic violence to identify pathways to physical and emotional healing, housing, and financial security.