Jewish Board of Family & Children's Services (JBFCS): Family Resource Centers (FRC) of Staten Island information provided by: LifeNet, a program of the Mental Health Association of New York City

The Family Resource Center is a program for parents/caregivers whose children (0-24 years old) have been identified as having emotional, behavioral, or mental health challenges, or are at risk for developing a disorder due to biological, psychological, or social factors. FRC's provide the following services: peer-to-peer support; advocacy to assist in the navigation through systems; information based on the families' and youths' needs (e.g., child mental health services, child-serving systems, family rights/entitlements) in order for families to make informed decisions and be full partners in determining services for their children; referrals to appropriate services and resources available within the community based on the family's and youth's needs; skill development through educational workshops; recreational activities; assistance in coordinating services; respite care; and a phone line (warmline) answered by a family advocate for families to call with questions/concerns during the program's operating hours.They also have youth advocates that can offer clients peer support.
Area(s) Served:
Serves Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island

Record last updated: Aug 7 2014 4:15PM
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  • 2795 Richmond Ave
    2nd floor
    Staten Island, NY 10314
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Phone Numbers

  • 718-698-5307

FAX

  • 718-370-1142

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Languages

  • Spanish

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