Family Service League was awarded a grant of $45,000 by the United Way of Long Island in supports of its wide array of youth programs. Family Service League serves youth from birth to age 18 across Long Island. Programming includes preschool education and summer camp for disadvantaged children, therapeutic recreation for children with autism or emotional issues, mental health services, after-school tutoring, mentoring, and educational and social activities. This grant will help Family Service League insure the emotional well-being, social development and academic achievement for thousands of children in our communities.
Family Service League, established in 1926, is a Long Island non-profit human services organization providing a safety net for people in need. Serving 50,000 people annually, addressing some of the most prevalent and pressing human needs challenges facing Long Island communities, FSL delivers tangible help and crisis intervention across a spectrum of service areas including mental illness, drug and alcohol abuse, homelessness, job training, computer literacy, trauma counseling, at-risk youth, family and senior citizen support services. In addition, FSL operates pre-school learning centers, universal pre-K programs, camp and Suffolk County’s only Community School. In all, FSL operates over 50 programs at 22 locations in Suffolk County, including five Family Centers in Huntington, Huntington Station, Bay Shore, East Yaphank, and Riverhead.
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