Children and Family Preventive Services


Programs
Locations:

Clinical Consultation Program Services: Children and Family Preventive Services
345 Adams Street
8th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 (map

Director: Steve Stitt, LCSW
Phone: (718) 260-8558
Fax: (718) 260-8782

Clinical consultation and training in the areas of mental health and domestic violence is being provided by JBFCS staff at five Brooklyn ACS locations and two Manhattan offices. Program is targeted primarily to ACS child protective staff and preventive service programs.

Co-Op City Family Services Services: Children and Adolescent Services, Children and Family Preventive Services
135 Einstein Loop
Room 46
Bronx, NY 10475 (map

Director: Pierre Thomas, LCSW
Phone: (718) 320-3082
Fax: (718) 379-4348

Provides a range of preventive/clinical services to families with children at risk of abuse or neglect. To keep the family intact, the program offers individual, family, couple, and group treatment to family members as well as parent support groups.

Neptune Family Services Services: Children and Adolescent Services, Children and Family Preventive Services
3360 Shore Parkway
Suite #C-1
Brooklyn, NY 11235 (map

Phone: (718) 769-0405
Fax: (718) 332-5601

Preventive, community-based services offering counseling and advocacy to families with children at risk of abuse and neglect. Services include individual, group, and family therapy, as well as parenting group and workshops.

For more information, download our Neptune Family Services One-Pager (available in PDF format)

Pelham Family Center Services: Children and Adolescent Services, Children and Family Preventive Services
2250 Holland Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467 (map

Phone: (718) 798-7801
Fax: (718) 798-7644

Provides a range of preventive clinical and case management services to 60 families in the Northeast Bronx. The goal is to strengthen individual and family functioning and prevent abuse, neglect or removal of children from the home. To keep the family intact, the program offers individual, family, couple, and group treatment to family members. Clinical work is supplemented by intensive advocacy, referrals and a mini-tutoring program.

For more information, download our Pelham Family Center One-Pager (available in PDF format)

Southern Brooklyn Family Services Services: Children and Family Preventive Services
2233 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210 (map

Director: Tracy Phillips, LCSW-ATR
Phone: (718) 258-1714
Fax: (718) 859-0730

Provides advocacy and a wide-range of counseling services for families with children or adolescents who are at risk of out-of-home placement. Organizes after-school and summer programs, under DIAL (Drop In and Learn), for children and teens, which include individual and small group tutoring, socialization, and vocational guidance. Parent groups and psychiatric consultation are also offered.

For more information, download our Southern Brooklyn Family Services One-Pager (available in PDF format)

Southern Brooklyn Family Services MST-SA Services: Children and Family Preventive Services, Domestic Violence Programs and Services
2233 Nostrand Avenue
3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11210 (map

Phone: (718) 258-1714
Provides families with children (ages 11 to 17) with serious behavioral problems and/or substance abuse. The Multisystemic Therapy Substance Abuse (MST-SA) program is a kind of therapy that helps prevent a youth's behavior from getting to the point at which he or she needs to be removed from home. 

For more information, download our Southern Brooklyn Family Services MST-SA One-Pager (available in PDF format)
Staten Island Family Services Services: Children and Adolescent Services, Children and Family Preventive Services
358 St. Marks Place
4th and 5th Floors
Staten Island, NY 10301 (map

Director: Vicki Kriemelman, LCSW
Phone: (718) 727-3303
Fax: (718) 448-0509

Provides a range of services targeted to adolescents (up to 18 years) and their families, who are residents of Staten Island, through a network of preventive and PINS diversion programs. Programs are designed to offset the need for family court involvement and out-of-home placement of emotionally troubled and acting out adolescents while assisting families in reaching optimal functioning. Services include crisis intervention, assessment, individual, family and group treatment. The Juvenile Justice Initiative program uses Multisytemic Therapy (MST) and is designed to work with adolescents who have had involvement with the criminal justice system with the goal of preventing future arrests and preventing placement. MST is an evidence-based therapeutic model with a strong emphasis on achieving observable and measurable results within the context of highly prescribed service protocol.

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