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Special thanks to Conrad N. Hilton Foundation for its support.

When the Caretaker Has Nowhere to Turn

  • Producer: Sarah Mortimer
  • Videographer & Editor: Sarah Mortimer 

“[If] we could keep them out of foster care and just work on with what’s going on with the family at home, that could change this child’s life,” says Fanny Duran-Pena, crisis nursery director of The Foundling. The New York Foundling Crisis Nursery in New York City is an emergency haven for the children of families in dire need, aiming to prevent them from going into foster care.