Make a Difference

Volunteer, get your company involved in a project, or donate to BFL.

How Can You Help?

Make a Financial Contribution

Every single dollar counts. Contribute now and make a huge impact in the lives of our families living free of abuse and thriving in their new communities.

Building Successful Partnerships

All year long, Barrier Free Living collaborates with individual volunteers, organizations and companies who support our mission working with survivors of domestic violence, and their families.

We are grateful for our holiday collaboration with The Church of the Holy Trinity in New York City which is gathering toy donations for the kids at our domestic violence shelter (photo below of their display).

Want to give a toy? Check out our Amazon Wish List.



Other Ways You Can Help

Get Your Company to Volunteer

Hundreds of volunteers, from Morgan Stanley to Moody’s, drive our mission by providing volunteer hours and project dollars. Plant a garden, repaint a kid’s game room. Get involved. A few hours makes a tremendous difference in the lives of our shelter families.
Contact [email protected]

Partner With Us For An Event

We plan events, large and small, from a mixer on the roof of our new housing complex in the Bronx, to an incredible holiday party for the kids of our shelters. We can use your expertise in planning, or a few hours to make our events shine.
Contact [email protected]

Make an In-Kind Donation

Tutor a young person. Donate a laptop. Be part of our annual holiday toy & back to school drives. Donate services.
Fill-out our In-Kind Donation Form »

Volunteer Opportunities

You can make a difference. Our volunteers help in various capacities throughout our different programs with their expertise and efforts.
Fill-out our Volunteer Form »

Volunteers at Barrier Free Living
Read About Other BFL Collaborations

Tutors Work With Kids At BFL Apartments / View the short film.

Make a Difference Volunteers at BFL Apartments/ Read

Moody’s Volunteers At Shelter Wellness Fair | Read

Fred Alger Management Donates Easter Baskets To Young Tenants at BFL Apartments | Read

Second Chance Toys Donates To Freedom House Shelter | Read

Spread The Sparkle Hosts Easter Event For BFL Domestic Violence Programs | ReadSave



4 times

Children and adults with disabilities are four times more likely to be abused then those without disabilities.


In the NYC metropolitan area, women with a disability earn on average nearly $9,000 less than women without disabilities, and $16,000 per year less than men without a disability.


The number of outreaches done by BFL’s Secret Garden team in 2018. The team also offered 2,339 face to face session to survivors of domestic violence.

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