Family Support Line of Delaware County, Inc.
Rating: 5 stars 1 review
Issues: Mental Health, Crime & Law
Location: 100 West 6th St Media PA 19063 USA
Mission: FAMILY SUPPORT LINE (FSL) was founded in 1984 when a group of professionals and citizens concerned about the increasing incidence of child sexual abuse, established a volunteer program to address the need. In 1988, this effort was reestablished and incorporated as FAMILY SUPPORT LINE of Delaware County, Inc. Our vision is to realize a full continuum of specialized services that prevents child sexual abuse and cares for children and families who have experienced this and other types of family trauma.
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The trained professionals at Family Support Line are there to help individuals and families in crisis because of the trauma caused by sexual abuse. If you're ready to participate in a support group, they offer groups for ALL ages. If your not ready for group yet, they'll hook you up with individual therapy. They understand how traumatic disclosing abuse is, and that people need help dealing with and healing from the fall-out. They also offer prevention education to any organization working with children, and specialized training for professionals interested in treating survivors.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I have referred victims of sexual abuse and witnesses their recovery from the trauma. I have run support groups for adolescent survivors and witnessed the amazing healing powers of peer support. I have served on the FSL Board and will attest to their tireless dedication to the mission.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Increase their funding so that they can expand services.