Mental health initiative for youths on North Fork aims to improve access, reduce trauma

Date : 09.18.2018
    NEWSHEALTH Southold Town’s partnership with Oysterponds, Greenport, Shelter Island and four other school districts will offer more therapists and treatment options, officials say. By Jean-Paul Salamanca jeanpaul.salamanca@newsday.com  @JPaulSalamancaUpdated September 17, 2018 6:00 AM School and government officials in Southold Town have announced that an initiative aimed at providing North Fork students with closer and more... Read More

Cuomo Announces $25+ Million To Combat Opioids; $2+ Million On LI

Date : 09.07.2018
“This opioid crisis devastates families and entire communities and we must do everything in our power to fight back.” By Lisa Finn, Patch Staff | Sep 6, 2018 1:39 pm ET | Updated Sep 6, 2018 9:35 pm ET LONG ISLAND, NY — As the war on opioid addiction rages on, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $25.2 million in federal... Read More

Celebrity deaths lead to frank discussions

Date : 06.22.2018
  Celebrity deaths lead to frank discussions By Judy D’Mello | June 21, 2018 – 3:51pm In an era in which Facebook has made “friend” into a verb, when we can often confuse the ambient intimacy of an online world with the authentic intimacy of personal relationships, suicide rates in America have increased — by 25 percent since... Read More

Dr. Jeff Steigman Honored by LIBN

Date : 05.18.2018
29 executives honored at luncheon today By: Bernadette Starzee May 17, 2018 Twenty-nine Long Island business leaders were honored today at Long Island Business News’ Executive Circle Awards luncheon. Executives from the fields of law, accounting, real estate, healthcare, technology, finance, education and nonprofits, among others, accepted honors for consistently demonstrating remarkable leadership, skills, values and vision.... Read More

LI students collect gifts to donate

Date : 12.17.2017
Long Island students learned the importance of giving in recent weeks, as dozens of local schools held holiday gift collections to benefit children in need. Read More

Priscilla DiLello, TD Bank, Joins FSL Board

Date : 10.05.2017
Priscilla DiLello, Vice President/Commercial Team Lead at TD Bank Joins Family Service League’s Board of Directors Family Service League is proud to announce the election of Priscilla DiLello of TD Bank to its Board of Directors.  As Vice President/Commercial Team Lead at TD Bank, located in Melville, Ms. DiLello is responsible for creating strong, multi-faceted... Read More

Andrew Kaplan, NYCB, Joins FSL Board

Date : 10.05.2017
Andrew Kaplan, Executive Vice President of New York Community Bancorp Joins Family Service League’s Board of Directors Family Service League is proud to announce the election of Andrew Kaplan of New York Community Bancorp (Bancorp) to its Board of Directors.  Mr. Kaplan has been with Bancorp for over 23 years. In his current position as Executive... Read More

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