The mission of Family Service, Inc. is to help improve the quality of individual, family, and community life. Family Service is a private, nonprofit agency that has been providing high quality, professional services that strengthen families and individuals for over 100 years. Special emphasis is placed on service to disadvantaged and low income people. Through a wide variety of programs, we help people cope with personal problems such as family violence, marital stress, alcohol and drug abuse, financial crises, sexual abuse, and workplace trauma. Some of our programs address the needs of special groups such as juvenile offenders, students who learn differently, teens in crisis, people of color, gays and lesbians, and the elderly. Each year we serve over 6,000 clients in direct services and an additional 5,000 people through group services and presentations.