Prevention & Family Support
Helping families grow stronger, together.
FCA’s Prevention team provides vital services to children and families who are vulnerable and at risk, homeless or struggling with a host of difficulties including chemical dependency, mental health trauma or lack of resources.
FCA staff empower our youth and families in their decision-making abilities and assist them in developing the skillsets needed to live independently and successfully. The team’s synergy supports best-practice delivery of services utilizing community resources and FCA’s wrap-around services in creating and enhancing successful outcomes.
Prevention & Family Support Programs
This initiative provides services to youth transitioning out of OCFS court ordered residential placements.
Family First is a sliding scale psychotherapy practice offering individual, relationship and family therapy. We are currently in-network with NYSHIP Empire Plan as well as United Healthcare/Oxford.
Information Regarding COVID-19:
To help keep our clients and clinicians safe and to continue to slow the spread of the virus, we are offering Teletherapy services and limited in-person sessions. Please call or email for more information.
Case management services are offered to families who are receiving services from NCDSS Preventive Unit. Together, strength-based services are provided to families who are struggling with a variety of challenges.
Foster care youth, ages 14-21, will be provided with a unique opportunity to work with FCA Project Independence staff on their goals which will provide them the skills to live independently upon discharge from foster care.
It's time to interrupt violence, change behaviors and change community norms.
SNUG, "guns" spelled backwards, works alongside Hempstead community members to promote gun violence reduction and foster the change of community norms and behaviors.
This program will prepare identified Hempstead High School students in Mathematics, Algebra, Reading and English to attain the placement test scores they need to avoid remedial classes and immediately access credit-bearing classes at Nassau Community College and beyond.
Hempstead Prevention Coalition
The Hempstead Prevention Coalition connects the most influential and trusted voices in the Village of Hempstead to combat substance misuse and promote a safer, healthier community.
Support, enrichment and advocacy services are offered to Nassau County youth, ages 14-18, who want to explore vocational, employment and educational opportunities
The Nursery Co-Op provides short-term childcare for children ages 2-5 years old and case management for parents who are seeking to improve their individual and family circumstances. The children’s program will promote social, intellectual and emotional skill building for all children enrolled.
We have made a PACT to help. Things will get better.
Our case managers provide cultural and educational enrichment opportunities to young people, ages 10-21 who are at risk of unprotected sexual activity, early pregnancy as well as parenting or pregnant teens.
Welcoming services for immigrant and refugee families transitioning into our Nassau County communities.
Young people who serve as decision-makers in the Village of Hempstead today may affect the world tomorrow.
FCA will work with Village of Hempstead youth on their community service and career readiness skills. Our young people who serve as decision- makers in the Village of Hempstead are our leaders of tomorrow.