Family & Children Services of Silicon Valley Overview
Target demographics: children, teens, and adults change their lives.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 7,000 children, teens, and adults in Silicon Valley.
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: * Introduce a youth emerging from foster care to a career path. * Host a presentation in your home, workplace, or professional/civic association. * Organize a drive to collect school supplies or other needed items for our low-income clients. * Adopt a
Geographic areas served: San Mateo and Santa Clara counties
Programs: FCS Silicon Valley offers a portfolio of comprehensive emotional and mental health services designed to build the strength, safety, and self-sufficiency of people in our community. Our services include:
~ One-to-one support, life skills education, and leadership development opportunities for youth emerging from foster care;
~ Clinical counseling services, including psychiatric care;
~ School-based counseling and family support services to help students thrive at school and in life;
~ Domestic violence, child abuse/neglect, and teen dating violence prevention programs;
~ Culturally-competent counseling, youth development, and drop-in center services for youth and adults who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning (LGBTQ);
~ Treatment and prevention for drug and alcohol abuse; and
~ Counseling and support services for children and adults who are Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing and their families.