PROJECT FORWARD

 
General Information
Description of ProgramOffers free relationship and communication skill building, parenting training, support services, and economic and employment services. Eligible participants enter into one of two workshops depending on their age and relationship status. Love Notes, for single teens and young people, provides a greater understanding of the individual's values, education on healthy and unhealthy relationships, communication skills, and unplanned pregnancy and safe sex practices. Family Wellness, for coupled (married or otherwise committed) individuals, provides a strengthening of the couple's bond through understanding the values of each person, skills to resolve conflict as a team, parenting training, how to manage through life's challenges, and ways to keep the romance alive. Along with these workshops, each participant receives individualized coaching to support their goals and link to support services, along with optional economic and employment stability services and peer mentoring. Transportation and childcare assistance is provided to allow participants to attend the workshops. Each participant also receives incentives for attendance and completion of evaluation surveys, with the potential to earn up to $75 per person.
LocationNassau
Geographic AreaNassau
Public TransportationAccessible by public transportation/Assistance with transportation for clients.
 
Client Information
EligibilityCriteria for Project Forward is age 14 (high school age) - 40 years for single participants, 16 years and up for coupled participants and residency in Nassau County. No insurance is needed, as the program is provided free of cost.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
 
Availability
Hours of OperationVaries as needed for workshops - days, nights and weekend options.
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameKristie Schwarz, MA
Contact's PositionProgram Director
Physical Site Address 155 W. Ames Ct, Suite100
Physical Site City, State, ZipPlainview, NY 11803
Mailing Address 155 W. Ames Ct., Suite 100
Mailing City, State, ZipPlainview, NY 11803
Main Phone(516)704-3255
Fax(516)336-6829
Web Addresswww.centralnassau.org/programs/projectforward
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateJul19
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
CENTRAL NASSAU GUIDANCE AND COUNSELING SERVICES, INC.
This Program: PROJECT FORWARD
Affiliated Services: PROJECT FORWARD