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Causes: Mental Health, Philanthropy, Philanthropy, Charity & Voluntarism Promotion, Public Foundations, Residential Mental Health Treatment

Mission: Family and Children's Association protects and nurtures abused and neglected babies and children. We shelter homeless or abandoned teenagers and teach them to help themselves. We aid and support families in crisis. We provide meaningful treatment and rehabilitation to people of all ages with mental health or substance abuse problems. We safeguard senior citizens, helping them to continue to live the lives they wish for themselves. We've served the people of Nassau and Suffolk counties for more than a century. We're the largest helping agency on Long Island, touching more than twenty thousand lives each year. We help people in every walk of life, from financially secure families to the poor and working poor. We're Family and Children's Association -- changing lives where we live.

Target demographics: disadvantaged and at-risk children, seniors, and families

Direct beneficiaries per year: 25,000

Geographic areas served: Nassau County, Long Island

Programs: emergency shelter, homeless residences, case management, educational support, independent skills training, counseling, anger management, PINS diversion and family mediation.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

Family and Children's is an organization dear to my heart. So many people find a better way due to this organization.