Family Service League plans $8M Bay Shore health center

Date : 08.10.2017
    Family Service League plans $8M Bay Shore health center Updated August 9, 2017 6:00 AM By James T. Madore   james.madore@newsday.com Family Service League Inc. plans to construct a building in Bay Shore where people being treated for mental illness or drug abuse can receive medical care for themselves and their children, officials said. The League,... Read More

Making Camp Wishes Come True

Date : 08.01.2017
SCN/Finnegan Making camp wishes come true Story By: LIZ FINNEGAN 7/27/2017 SUFFOLK COUNTY—At a press conference that was held last Tuesday at the Westfield South Shore Mall in Bay Shore, the not-for-profit Family Service League and the mall announced a new initiative to help make camp wishes for needy kids a reality. The Coins for Camp... Read More

Making Suicide Everyone’s Business

Date : 04.27.2017
“Suicide is everyone’s business,” said FSL trauma and crisis counselor Donna Altonji, who led one of these safeTALK trainings with FSL Community Director Cynthia McKelvey at Southold’s Peconic Lane Community Center April 20. Read More

Look Up & Rock On Benefits FSL

Date : 03.17.2017
LongIsland.com – Long Island’s Most Popular Website™ “Look Up & Rock On” Concert Benefits Family Service League PUBLISHED: MARCH 16 2017 The Look Up For Adam Foundation held benefit “Look Up & Rock On” concert on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 89 North for hundreds of Long Island supporters. (L to R): FSL Vice President for... Read More

LIBN Movers & Shakers

Date : 02.23.2017
Dr. Patrice Reives-Bright, Jennie Sandler Fiocca, Sal Ferro recognized as "Movers and Shakers" by LIBN. Read More

Narcan Training and Resource Fair at William Floyd Family Center

Date : 09.13.2016
William Floyd Family Center, Congressman Zeldin to Host Narcan Training and Resource Fair The Family Service League’s William Floyd Family Center in collaboration with U.S. Congressman Lee Zeldin, will be hosting a free Naloxone training and resource fair for local residents on Friday, September 23 from 6-8 pm in the William Floyd High School auditorium.... Read More

State Funds South Fork Behavioral Health Initiative for Third Year Running

Date : 04.07.2016
THE EAST HAMPTON STAR April 6, 2016 – 2:01pm | By Christine Sampson State Funds South Fork Behavioral Health Initiative for Third Year Running For the third year in a row, state lawmakers have committed money in the New York State budget to fund the South Fork Behavioral Health Initiative, which unites schools, hospitals, clinics, municipalities, and... Read More

Babylon Pilot Club to Honor FSL

Date : 09.18.2015
On Oct. 1, the Babylon Pilot Club will hold its annual Fall Fling at Chateau Le Mer. This year, the club will be honoring the Family Service League of Long Island, which is located in Bay Shore. The Family Service League should be familiar to all the area residents who were devastated by Superstorm Sandy. In addition... Read More

AFTEE Awards Grant of $2500

Date : 08.28.2015
This grant will help fund parent workshops and early childhood screenings, focusing on the identification of emotional disorders. Read More

Nursing Home Residents on Medicaid Need A Raise

Date : 08.28.2015
Public News Service – NY | August 19, 2015 | Many nursing-home residents still are active and engaged with their communities, but those who receive Medicaid get only $50 a month to cover any incidentals. Photo credit: jcmunt/morguefile.com NEW YORK – Residents of nursing homes in New York state who receive Medicaid haven’t had a raise in 34... Read More

KING KULLEN SUPPORTS FSL SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM

Date : 08.28.2015
Long Island Exchange June 12, 2015 King Kullen’s commitment to Long Island families and children continues with the company’s 2015 annual donation to benefit summer camp programs for disadvantaged youth. King Kullen recently presented a check in the amount of $6,000 each  to Family Service League for its Suffolk County camps. In addition, all King... Read More

Hotlines Not Enough to Fight Suicide Epidemic

Date : 08.28.2015
Hotlines Not Enough to Fight Suicide Epidemic – Frank talk on suicide, youth mental health By Christine Sampson | June 4, 2015 – 3:10pm Robyn Berger’s question was simple and honest, but perhaps terrifying, and it went unanswered. “How are you feeling?” Ms. Berger, a director with the Family Service League, asked the group of about 40 who had... Read More

Newsday – An Interview With Karen Boorshtein Regarding Housing On Long Island

Date : 08.28.2015
Newsday – Executive Suite: Karen Boorshtein, Huntington August 9, 2015 by CHRISTINE GIORDANO A Huntington nonprofit is helping companies find housing for their new hires in the pricey Long Island market. The Home Sharing program matches homeowners who have spare rooms with room seekers who have rental budgets of $500 or $600, says Family Service... Read More

Community Members Say It’s Time For Action On Mental Health Issues

Date : 06.02.2015
May 29, 2015 4:36 PMPublication: The East Hampton Press      27East By Alisha Steindecker Communities on the South Fork are struggling with what some say is a mental health epidemic and they say waiting for help is no longer an option. On Thursday, May 28, the one-year mark since the suicide of 20-year-old Montauk... Read More

Affordable Mental Health Care at Risk

Date : 04.13.2015
Increasing numbers of nonprofit mental health clinics on Long Island are closing or being sold to other mental health networks, following years of declines in government funding and a growing demand for services. Read More