Impact

Approximately one-third of Bronx residents are currently living below the poverty line and this year alone, POTS will help close to 40,000 people, including 12,000 children, with a multitude of needs.

POTS’ services address the varying issues and complexities that accompany poverty by helping clients find stability across areas such as financial wellbeing, health, education, housing and day-to-day needs. By providing comprehensive and personalized support to our clients, we are able to address their unique circumstances and help navigate a pathway forward.

In 2020, POTS maintained its commitment to addressing the emergent needs of the community and providing consistent services to clients in need throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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In 2023:

Approximately one-fourth of Bronx residents are currently living below the poverty line and this year alone, POTS will help close to 35,000 people with a multitude of needs.

POTS’ services address the varying issues and complexities that accompany poverty by helping clients find stability across areas such as financial wellbeing, health, education, housing and day-to-day needs. By providing comprehensive and personalized support to our clients, we are able to address their unique circumstances and help navigate a pathway forward.

In 2023, POTS maintained its commitment to addressing the emergent needs of the community and providing consistent services to clients that continue to face the social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Our Dignity and Wellness Team served nearly 2000 clients, offering thousands of showers and haircuts as well as access to our securing mailing address.
  • Our Food Security Team serve more than 2.8 million meals, despite the budget cuts in public funding that affected emergency food programs across the State.
  • Our Long Term Stability Team connected our community with more than $11 million in resources and helped more than 600 clients progress in personal and family goals, including finding employment for nearly a 100 of them.
  • Finally, our Legal Team prevented more than 300 evictions, making sure that our clients do not face street homelessness that could put their stability at risk.