Family and Children's Association (FCA)

Mission Moment Scholarship Fund Breakfast

Support for Immigrant Families

From our Summer Camp fund, to personal fundraisers and contributions from generous donors, the need to support immigrant families on Long Island by way of effective programs and services continues to grow exponentially. FCA’s staff work diligently to help immigrant families in the Village of Hempstead and surrounding communities maintain a resilient mentality regarding the adversity […]
Lisa Ganz

Long Island Business News 30 Under 30 Award to Honor FCA Senior Director Lisa Ganz

Congratulations to Lisa Ganz for being selected as a 2018 Long Island Business News 30 under 30 award recipient! The award ceremony will be held at The Piermont in Babylon, NY on September 13th, 2018. As the Senior Director of Family & Children’s Association’s (FCA) Peer and Recovery Services, Lisa Ganz, LCSW, CASAC, brings extensive experience […]
Golf

Swing for a Great Cause at FCA’s Golf & Tennis Tournament

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MINEOLA, NEW YORK, July 31, 2018 –Family & Children’s Association (FCA) will hold its 2018 Golf & Tennis Tournament on September 17, 2018 at the Creek Club in Locust Valley, New York. The event kicks off at 10:30 a.m. with brunch and registration, and will feature prizes for the day’s top […]
Angela Montemarano

Angela Montemarano Joins Family & Children’s Association Executive Team

MINEOLA, NEW YORK, July 27, 2018 ­– Family & Children’s Association (FCA), a leading health and human services nonprofit organization on Long Island, has appointed human resources professional Angela Montemarano to its Executive Team. Montemarano will fill the role of FCA’s Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer. Montemarano brings to FCA more than 20 […]
Evergreen

Local School Teams Up With FCA’s Nursery Co-op to Support an Important Cause

On June 19, 2018, FCA’s Lynn Vanderhall Nursery Co-op received a special visit from the Hempstead Evergreen Charter Middle School’s Community Service Club. Approximately 18 students and nine nursery co-op children joined together to take part in FCA’s Safe & Warm Quilt Initiative, creating decorative 18×18 squares, which will be sewn into Long Island’s largest […]
HIV

HIV Testing Day in Hempstead FCA and Partnering Agencies Provide Free HIV Testing and More in the Hempstead Community

National HIV Testing Day is an annual observance to encourage people of all ages to get tested for HIV and to know their status.  Too many people don’t know they have HIV. At the end of 2015, an estimated 1.1 million persons aged 13 and older were living with HIV infection in the United States, […]
Toni Combs

FCA Names Toni Combs as its May Hero of the Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MINEOLA, NEW YORK, June 28, 2018 – Toni Combs, Owner of Gone Sewin, has been named Family & Children’s Association (FCA)’s “Hero of the Month” for May. Located in Hicksville, Gone Sewin is an award-winning fabric shop that was founded in 2006 and specializes in quilting and sewing supplies. Toni’s passion […]
Wheatus Raffle

Raffle: Autographed Wheatus Album, THRIVE Benefit

Here is your chance to own an autographed copy of The Valentine LP by Wheatus. Raffle tickets cost $1 each and proceeds will benefit THRIVE Recovery Center, the location of Wheatus’ Benefit Concert on June 29th, 2018. Launched in response to our community need for a safe, substance-free place, THRIVE is the first and only […]
Scholarship

FCA Holds Annual Scholarship Fund Reception for College-Bound Young People on Long Island

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   MINEOLA, NEW YORK, June 21, 2018 – On June 20, 2018, Mineola-based nonprofit Family & Children’s Association (FCA) presented its 33rd annual Mission Moment Scholarship Fund breakfast at the NYIT deServersky Mansion in Glen Head, New York.  For more than three decades, the scholarship fund has aimed to guide young people […]

Family & Children’s Association’s Stance on State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker’s Comments on Marijauna

Official statement from Family & Children’s Association’s President/CEO, Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, regarding State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker’s comments on marijuana and his department’s soon-to-be-release report: “While a new approach to marijuana policy is overdue, especially as it relates to arrests, prosecution and jail sentences that disproportionately impact minorities, it’s easy to wonder how legalization will impact underage use, impaired […]

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