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  • Addiction Treatment and Behavioral Health Services
  • Educational Opportunities & Life Skills for Youth
  • Strategies for Building Family Success
  • Counseling, Services and Support for Adults & Seniors
  • Shelter & Services for Homeless Youth, Adults & Veterans

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2015 Ball

Upcoming Events

ThanksGiving Ball

The ThanksGiving Ball raises much needed funds to help us carry out our mission of protecting and strengthening Long Island’s most vulnerable children, seniors and families. Click here to register. Our 2015 Women of Distinction honorees are: Dr. Christine M. Riordan is the president of Adelphi University and the first woman to hold this prestigious […]


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Suffolk Officials to Implement Pilot Program to Combat Opioid and Heroin Abuse

County Executive Bellone was joined by Suffolk County Sheriff Vincent DeMarco, Assistant Deputy County Executive Tim Sini and treatment providers to announce a new pilot

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heroin education


We are offering free and confidential workshops for families dealing with alcohol or substance use beginning October 19th at 7:00 p.m. at the our Counseling Center located at 180

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Family & Children’s is dedicated to protecting and strengthening Long Island’s most vulnerable children, seniors, families, and communities. We offer assistance to those who are experiencing social, emotional, and economic challenges.

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Client Stories

  • I was referred to FCA by Kings County Family Court after my arrest for assault with intent to harm and endangering the welfare of a child. I was arrested because I’d had an argument with my wife in front of my seven year ...Read More

  • Set for a Bright Future

    Nachela came to us back in 2011 at the age of 14 because she was suffering from neglect: she was not enrolled in school and was not living in appropriate housing. She had just been removed from her home and ...Read More

  • My Life Matters

    I am the only child of a teenage mother who was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder and schizophrenia. During my childhood I felt depressed, worthless, misunderstood and ashamed; I had thoughts of suicide. I thought that suicide would bring me peace ...Read More

  • Keeping My Granddaughter Safe

    My ten-year-old granddaughter Iyona lives with me, and sometimes she wishes she had her mother, father, sister and brother to play with. Her parents are not able to care for her because they’re dealing with various issues and Iyona was ...Read More

  • Getting Back to Normal

    After giving birth to my third child, my joy quickly turned to fear when I was told that my new baby would require multiple surgeries to correct a birth defect. My whole world suddenly turned upside down. I had to ...Read More

  • From Foster Child to Grateful Mom

    I was placed in foster care at a very young age. I lived with my first foster family until the age of 10 when my foster care father passed away. I then moved to a wonderful family with whom I ...Read More

  • Saving Our Family

    For my family, the last fourteen weeks have been a rollercoaster ride and not the fun kind. We were at a loss of how to deal with our son Simon, a boy we hardly recognized anymore. The good student who ...Read More

  • Fleeing Violence

    In 2006, my family made the difficult decision to leave our home in Iraq because of increasing violence and death threats. We had to leave everything we had behind as we struggled to escape a terrifying and escalating situation. Thankfully, ...Read More

  • Finishing High School

    I promised my daughter that one day I would finish high school and even though I’m 50 years old, I decided it was time to get my life straightened out; it hasn’t been easy. After years of relying on alcohol ...Read More

  • Fighting For My Country

    I was 19 when I became homeless back in 2013. My dad, stepmom and I were fighting so much that they finally asked me to leave their house. I couldn’t go live with my birth mom because she left me ...Read More

  • Back On My Feet

    When I was 70 years old, living alone and dealing with Diabetes, I fell and injured my neck and was placed on a ventilator for six weeks. I then spent a year in rehab due to injuries related to the ...Read More

  • A Home Of Our Own

    After years of suffering physical, financial, and emotional abuse from my husband, I finally found the strength to divorce him. After the divorce, however, I was unable to pay my bills and lost my home; suddenly becoming homeless with my ...Read More

  • Rebuilding Our Family

    We were at a loss of how to deal with our son Branden, a boy we hardly recognized. The good student who laughed easily had become sullen and angry, missing school and ignoring curfews. We knew the yelling, grounding and ...Read More

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