The Vulnerable People Project

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, since early March 2020, we have embarked on a project called The Vulnerable People Project that aims to help survival sex workers eliminate further health risks for both the sex worker and consumer during COVID-19. Our goal is to assist survival sex workers with immediate basic needs to prevent them from succumbing to exchanging sexual favors for food, shelter, and basic needs.

In order to make a difference, we rely on the support of generous individuals and businesses in our community. We are raising donations in the amount of $45,000.00 to help Freedom Youth Family Justice Center assist survival sex workers with basic needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Basic needs may include: rent assistance, Covid-19 related house products, Food Assistance, Metro Cards, and Safe Place Transfer Funds.

Vulnerable People Project

Help Vulnerable New Yorkers During COVID-19

no one should have to exchange sex for basic needs; help us help survival sex workers today!

Mission & Vision

Mission:  Freedom Youth Family Justice Center, Inc. mission is to empower, strengthen, and stabilize victims and survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence by providing comprehensive support and services.


Vision: Inspire to be a pillar for those who endure sexual and physical crimes, by providing services that contribute to the overall well-being of the victim, survivor, and their family with a culture that is rich in love, support, compassion, and servitude

Victims & Survivors  Services 

We assist victims and survivors by providing comprehensive services, tailored to the needs of the person

Financial Assistance | ESL Classes |Workshops | Support Groups | Life Coaching | Case Management | Court Advocacy | Housing Assistance | Benefits Enrollment | Job Placement & Internship | Transportation | Childcare | Referrals 

Healing Through The Arts 

We believe in the power of healing  as it is the path to recovery and self discovery

Yoga | Beat To  Your Own Drum | Planting A New Seed | Self Defense Classes | Music Therapy 

Supportive Family Initiative 

We understand that family is important and realize victims are not the only ones that had to endure the trauma. We welcome the victim and survivor immediate family to receive services as well 

Education Enrollment | Family & School Advocacy | Teen Workshops |Support Groups | Case Management | Resume & Job Assistance |Benefit Care | After School Programs | Referrals 

Board Of Officials 


Joseph Riley

Board Chairman

Monique Riley

Founder/CEO

Tomas Ramos

Congressional Candidate

Ischia Bravo

Dist. Manager (CB7)

Rev. Dr. Gwendolyn Wilson

Spiritual Advisor


Shauntee Byron

Professor at Monroe College/Site Directo


Patricia Bartos

PWC Manager of Operations


Tawanda Felix

DOE Teacher


Maureen Humphreys

Secretary


Nikiatha Riley

Advisor