I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea: That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also.
-Romans 16:1-2 KJV
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Daughters of Phoebe (DOP) understands that education is essential to employability, and a young woman's ability to become self-sufficient and independent.
DOP intends to provide transitional services to young women to bridge the gap between economic, social, and educational challenges to gainful, sustainable employment by developing skills and attitudes to maintain a meaningful adult lifestyle with positive social relationships.
Career & Employment
DOP's mission is to assist at-risk females in the healing and recovery process through Cognitive-Behavior Therapy and other clinical supports to empower these young women to make healthy decisions and avoid self-destructive behaviors in a safe, supportive, and caring environment.
578 East 95th
Brooklyn, NY 11236