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** On Memorial Day, FOX 5 NY ran a profile story on FCA's Veterans Residence!**

Dear FCA Supporter,

Welcome to FCA's new and improved e-newsletter! Our mission is to provide help and hope to Long Islanders in need... we've been doing so for over 130 years.


We will continue to produce monthly updates in a concise, visually appealing and informative format, so that you truly understand and appreciate the impact FCA has on our communities, and the people living in them.


If you'd like to learn more about the programs we offer, please call (516) 746-0350.

New Legislation to Address Heroin and Opioid Abuse an Important First Step, Says Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds

14th June

Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, President & CEO of FCA and a member of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s newly-formed Heroin & Opioids Task Force, praises Governor Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein for their leadership and commitment to combating New York State's heroin and opioid epidemic.


Governor Cuomo and the above-mentioned legislative leaders recently unveiled a comprehensive package of three bills that include wide-ranging initiatives to address the state’s current heroin and opioid crisis...

Family & Children's Association Welcomes Two New Members to its Board of Trustees

14th June

Family & Children’s Association is pleased to announce that Adam Blank, President of Sleepy’s, LLC, and David Lyons, VP of Business Services for PSEG Long Island, have recently been elected to FCA’s Board of Trustees.


Mr. Blank and Mr. Lyons will serve on FCA’s Board of Trustees for three year terms commencing immediately...

FCA Holds 31st Annual Golf & Tennis Tournament

On May 26th, FCA held our 31st annual Golf & Tennis Tournament at The Creek in Locust Valley. There were 175 people in attendance... 160 played golf while 15 played tennis. 


This year’s honoree was Thomas H. Canty, vice president and general manager for labor, government, and special accounts at Empire BlueCross BlueShield...

FCA Scholarships Provide Lifeline to Success to Deserving College-Bound Teens

Family & Children’s Association (FCA) is proud to honor several of Long Island’s most gifted and talented young scholars at our annual Scholarship Fund Reception, being held at the Sand Castle in Franklin Square, NY on Wednesday, June 22nd at 6:00 PM...

Formerly Homeless Veteran Creates Art to Beautify His World

Ernest Skiadas was 20 years old when he decided to pursue his dream of a military career by enlisting in the United States Air Force. Like so many veterans, Ernest encountered some hardships after his stint overseas, and eventually wound up homeless. 


FCA provides shelter to Ernie and seven other homeless veterans through its Veterans Residence located in West Hempstead...

Former Clients of FCA's Project Independence Program Discuss the Road to Success after Foster Care

Briana Stevens and Matthew Wheeler are grateful. They both entered the foster care system at a very young age and lived with multiple families throughout their adolescence.


Through FCA’s Project Independence program, they were able to learn how to love themselves and others by utilizing and implementing the life skills instilled in them by their case managers...

** Univision recently referred to FCA as a "Paradise of Help on Long Island!" **

FCA Names May "Hero of the Month"

FCA would like to congratulate Gerard Jones, President of the National Organization of Industrial Trade Unions, for being recognized as our "Hero of the Month" for the month of May!


Gerard Jones is a long-time supporter and Trustee of FCA. An avid golfer, he is a MAJOR force in driving the success of our Golf & Tennis Tournaments, in addition to supporting the agency at other times throughout the year. 


He has been a member of FCA’s Board of Trustees since 2002...

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