FAMILY CENTER SUFFOLK

 
General Information
Description of ProgramProvides family support through individual support, parent support groups, workshops and engagement events. The goal of family support services is to help build community supports, empowerment, develop parenting skills and self-advocacy skills. Also provides youth peer advocacy services to children age 12-21. Youth peer advocates work with children to help them understand their own diagnosis, build self-esteem and self-advocacy skills, as well as connect them to natural resources, community supports, and peer supports. Youth peer advocates meet individuality with clients and also run youth empowerment groups. Family Support Services are open to children 5-21 who are diagnosed with a serious emotional disturbance or are at risk of being diagnosed. Youth peer advocacy services are open to children 13-21 who are diagnosed with a serious emotional disturbance.
LocationSuffolk
Geographic AreaSuffolk
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation. Provides transportation for clients.
 
Client Information
EligibilityFamily Center Suffolk serves Suffolk County residents. For Family Support Services, a referral form should be completed, but a family can call to initiate services. Children must be between the ages of 5 and 21. For Youth Peer Advocacy Services, an application must be completed. a psychiatric evaluation completed within the past 12 months must be attached to the application. Children must be between the ages of 12 and 21 to use this service.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationM-F 9;00am-5pm, visits occur around family's schedule
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameAlyssa Gleason
Contact's PositionDirector
Contact's Phone(631)389-4693
Contact's Emailagleason@familyandchildrens.org
Physical Site Address 14400 Veterans Memorial Highway,Suite 102
Physical Site City, State, ZipHolbrook, NY 11741
Mailing Address 14400 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Suite 102
Mailing City, State, ZipHolbrook, NY 11788
Main Phone(631)389-4693
Fax(205)327-1574
Web Addresswww.familyandchildrens.org
 
Additional Information
Volunteer Opportunitiesno
Last UpdateSep18
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES
This Program: FAMILY CENTER SUFFOLK
Affiliated Services: FAMILY CENTER SUFFOLK