Family and Children's Association (FCA)

Program Updates

Wheatus Raffle

Raffle: Autographed Wheatus Album, THRIVE Benefit

Jun 21, 2018 — 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 […]

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

Jun 19, 2018 — 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 […]

Family & Children’s Association’s Stance on Administration’s Family Separation Policy

Jun 18, 2018 — Official statement from Family & Children’s Association’s President/CEO, Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, regarding Administration’s Family Separation Policy: “Family & Children’s Association (FCA) firmly opposes the current administration’s immigration practice to separate children from their parents upon crossing the US-Mexican border. As a health and human service organization protecting and strengthening Long Island’s […]
Namaste

Namaste Family Day

Jun 18, 2018 — On a sunny Saturday in Melville, families gathered on the grounds of the Presbyterian Church at Sweet Hollow for an energizing day of health and wellness. Hosted by a group of young professionals who make up Family & Children’s Association’s (FCA) Leadership Council, Namaste Family Day brought meditation, yoga, arts and […]
Goldman

Volunteer Day: Goldman Sachs at Walkabout!

Jun 18, 2018 — On June 8th, 10 employees from Goldman Sachs spent the day at FCA’s Walkabout residence for runaway/homeless young adults. The Goldman Sachs Community TeamWorks (CTW) volunteers were welcomed by FCA’s President/CEO Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds, Walkabout staff and Arakel Torosian who is a Goldman Sachs employee as well as a member of FCA’s Leadership […]
Mazars

Volunteer Day: Mazars, LLP at Walkabout!

Jun 4, 2018 — On May 30th, 15 employees from Mazars USA LLP spent a day at FCA’s Walkabout residence to help clean out the attic and plant flowers around the home. Volunteer days provide companies the opportunity to truly immerse themselves with the work FCA does to protect and strengthen Long Island’s most vulnerable […]
Dan LeDonne

Dan LeDonne: Nassau County Senior of the Year FCA Volunteer Wins Award at NYS Office for the Aging Annual Conference

Jun 4, 2018 — On May 19th, 2018 Dan LeDonne was presented with the Nassau County Senior Citizen of the Year Award at the NYS Office for the Aging Annual Conference. Dan is a volunteer of FCA’s HIICAP program where he provides information to seniors about Medicare and healthcare options to achieve a higher quality […]
Summer Jam

106.1 BLI Summer Jam Charity Raffle Enter to Win 2 Tickets Plus Preshow Back Stage Tour

May 31, 2018 — Update: Winner has been chosen: Lori from Farmingdale, NY. Congrats!   Enter FCA’s Summer Jam raffle for your chance to win (2) 106.1 BLI Summer Jam tickets plus pre-show backstage tour from BLI’s Cooper Lawrence Show and meet and greet with Dua Lipa. 106.1 BLI Summer Jam will be held on […]
Graduate

Hempstead Women Graduate Innovative Empowerment Program, HER TURN

May 8, 2018 — Eleven women sat front row in a room of nearly 60 attendees as they eagerly awaited the start of their HER TURN graduation ceremony. This group of women from Hempstead, NY endured difficult upbringings, have struggled with trauma, addiction, and/or mental health issues putting them at risk for HIV/AIDS often with […]
FCA Guides Parents

FCA Guides Parents on Challenging Paths

Apr 27, 2018 — By Kelly Kass, Senior Writer, Marketing Works For many Long Island residents, Family & Children’s Association (FCA) is a haven of comfort and support for families raising children with emotional disturbances. Located in Garden City and Holbrook, FCA’s Family Centers provide family support, respite, and youth peer advocacy services designed to […]

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