About Rising Ground
The Biondi Education Center is part of Rising Ground, formerly Leake & Watts, an award-winning nonprofit human services organization in New York. Rising Ground provides children, adults, and families in the greater New York City area, with the resources and skills needed to help them rise above adversity and positively direct their lives.
The nonprofit organization supports more than 25,000 children, adults, and family members in the greater New York metropolitan area. Its key areas include:
- Special Education
- Early Childhood Programs
- Programs for Children and Adults with Intellectual /Developmental Disabilities
- Family Support Services
- Residential Treatment Program
- Foster Care and Adoption
- Justice for Youth and Families Programs
- Community Health Services
- Intimate Partner Violence Survivor Support and Prevention
Rising Ground’s aim is to provide the maximum positive impact for the exceptional individuals, parents, friends and professionals it supports, and to have a positive impact on the community at large. By providing children, adults, and families in the greater New York City area with the resources and skills they need, they can rise above adversity and positively direct their lives.
For more information, visit www.risingground.org