Family and Children's Service
of the Capital Region
Family & Children's Service of the Capital Region will celebrate its 200th anniversary in 2013!
Check back for upcoming events and activities!!
Family and Children’s Service of the Capital Region is the oldest counseling and family service not-for-profit in the country. Today, the organization provides thousands of families and individuals with the counseling, programs and information resources they need to maintain satisfying and healthy lives.
To contact us to make an appointment, or with any questions or feedback, please call our main office of 650 Warren Street, Albany, NY, at 518-462-6531.
In the News
FCSCR Seeking Mental Health Therapist
Update on FCSCR Partnership with Monroe Community Center
Family and Children's Service of the Capital Region proudly maintains a partnership with the Monroe Community Center of South Glens Falls regarding their operation of our collaborative satellite crisis hotline and chat line. For more details read our press release by clicking here.
After-Hours Crisis Support for CDPHP Launched
Family and Children's Service of the Capital Region is excited to announce that CONTACT Lifeline will now be providing after-hours crisis support for CDPHP members! This new hotline will provide support they need when they are in crisis following best practices set by the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and CONTACT USA. The after-hours hotline aims to keep people out of higher levels of care, providing them with the support they need in their homes. The hotline can be dialed at 1-855-293-0785; a press release with more information is available if you click here.
"A Family Affair" Social Art Gallery Exhibit July 2nd through August 31st
Family and Children's Service of the Capital Region is hosting "A Family Affair," a Social Art Gallery exhibit. "A Family Affair" features the works of Donna Pierce, Jeri Degner, Deborah Kean, Dianne DelLozzo, and Donald Degner. The exhibit runs from July 2nd through August 31st. To see the flyer for this event please click here.
Jill Wolski Interviewed on the Creation of Crisis Chat
Psychologist, educator, and speaker April Foreman interviewed FCSCR's Jill Wolski, Director of CONTACT Lifeline and Crisis Chat, on the creation of Crisis Chat. Topics covered include the history of Crisis Chat's founding, the suicidality of visitors, adoption of technology in the crisis center, and more. To see the interview please click here.
Travel for Charity, Cruise for a Cause
As a friend, supporter or partner if you join the Family & Children’s Service of the Capital Region Travel Club, all travel booked either for a much needed vacation or weekend getaway will go to support FCSCR. You can help make a difference and receive special travel prices not available to the public. A portion of the commission for every trip booked through us will be donated to FCSCR. Please check out our specials, or if you just want some expert help on planning that perfect trip call Linda at 518-462-6531 ext. 103 and she will be happy to help you. Or you can click this link to e-mail her: firstname.lastname@example.org
The continuing needs of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee victims have been highlighted in videos released by local news stations CBS6, Newschannel 13, and News10 ABC. These reports showcase the need for the Disaster Case Management services of FCSCR, to support those with both ongoing and emerging needs. To view these news reports please follow these links: CBS6 - Newschannel 13 - News10 ABC
FCSCR Provides Disaster Relief Guide
Family and Children's Service of the Capital Region is proud to make the New York Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene & Lee 2011 Disaster Relief and Recovery Assistance Guide available to the public. To view it please click here.