Program Updates

LIBN 30 Under 30 Award FCA's Marketing Coordinator Honored by LIBN

Sep 13, 2017 — On September 12th, 2017 Family and Children’s Association (FCA) was represented at the 2017 Long Island Business News 30 Under 30 Awards. FCA’s Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Marc Fernandez, was honored along with 29 other up-and-coming professionals on Long Island. Check out the special section that came out in Long Island […]

Back To School

Sep 8, 2017 — Long Island’s youth are back-to-school and we couldn’t be more grateful of the in-kind contributions we’ve received from corporations who support our mission. The youth we serve are often from the lowest income families on Long Island. Their families struggle to afford the basic school supplies needed to prepare their youth […]

Too Dope For Dope – Nurturing Healthy Youth in Hempstead, NY

Aug 31, 2017 — FCA’s Preventive Team hosted their first Too Dope For Dope event aimed to educate youth about topics ranging from the dangers of substance use to unprotected sex. Staff provided youth with fun and entertaining activities in a welcoming environment to engage youth and make this a memorable event for them and […]

THRIVE Bowl-A-Thon Over $12,000 Raised For Addiction Recovery Center on Long Island

Aug 9, 2017 — Saturday August 5th 2017 — THRIVE, Long Island’s first recovery community and outreach center, hosted its first annual Bowl-A-Thon at Farmingdale Lanes. 104 people and 17 lane sponsors participated and raised over $12,000 to further THRIVE’s mission to help individuals and families find, maintain, and strengthen their recovery through peer-based support, […]

A Minute Smarter w/ Dr. Reynolds Using Parental Influence to Fight Addiction

Aug 1, 2017 — A Minute Smarter FCA President/CEO Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds was featured on A Minute Smarter sharing insight on using parental influence to talk to your kids about addiction. Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds is a leader in the fight against substance abuse and addiction on Long Island. From www.artsaliveli.org: “A Minute Smarter is a collaborative series, produced by […]

2017 Summer Camp Updates

Jul 31, 2017 — FCA’s Summer Camp Fund brings smiles, laughter, and rewarding experiences to youth on Long Island. From summer sports programs to sleepaway camp, field trips and activities, FCA youth are creating memories that will last them a lifetime. Families continue to express their gratitude for these amazing experiences they would not have […]

HERTURN Grand Opening Event

Jul 31, 2017 — FCA’s new and innovative HERTURN program held its Grand Opening this past July, welcoming the Hempstead community along with community healthcare providers to learn about the vital services that will be vastly improving the lives of Black and Latina women and their partners in three of Nassau County’s most vulnerable communities […]

Get Naloxone Certified, Save A Life

Jul 28, 2017 — Long Island’s Opioid Epidemic With rising fatalities from heroin and opioid overdoses, agencies, organizations, schools and government programs across Nassau and Suffolk County continue to step up their efforts to educate Long Islanders on where to find prevention, treatment and recovery programs and how to save someone from a fatal opioid […]

Ironman Triathlon: 140.6 Miles Completed FCA Employee Becomes Ironman, Raises Funds For Homeless Youth on LI

Jul 26, 2017 — On Sunday, 7/23/2017, Marc Fernandez, FCA’s Marketing and Communications Coordinator, crossed the finish line at Ironman Lake Placid to become an Ironman. During his 9 months of training, supporters raised $5,000 to further the mission of FCA’s transitional residence for homeless youth, otherwise called Walkabout. An Ironman triathlon consists of a 2.4 […]

2017 Golf & Tennis Tournament

Jul 11, 2017 — On Monday July 10th, 2017,  FCA held its annual Golf & Tennis Tournament at the Creek Club in Locust Valley. Clear skies paired with the Gold Coast’s most exclusive golf club made for a great day to swing the club or racquet. The 2017 Golf and Tennis Tournament raises awareness and funds to further FCA’s […]
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