Family & Children's Service 

Who are we?

Family & Children's Service of Ithaca (F&CS) is a local nonprofit organization that has been part of the local landscape since 1885, making it one of the oldest human services agencies in Tompkins County. 

 

WHAT IS OUR MISSION?

Family & Children's Service (F&CS) supports, promotes and strengthens the well-being of individuals and families providing high-quality, accessibly mental health care and related social services, with a particular sensitivity toward the needs of children. 

 

What do we do?

Today, F&CS offers counseling services through our community mental health clinic which serves children, adolescents, college students, adults, couples and seniors.  

In addition, F&CS provides a variety of holistic and supportive community services including: psychiatry services for adults and children; early intervention & crisis services for young children; therapeutic mentoring for at-risk youth; caregiver counseling and geriatric mental health; workplace crisis support and training; runaway & homeless youth support; community outreach programming; and continuing education for social workers and human resource professionals. 

In 2015, we served over 2,000 clients and held over 28,000 clinical appointments! 

We are committed to providing affordable mental health services to anyone in the community, regardless of the type of insurance they have or their ability to pay. We offer a sliding fee scale for those who are uninsured or under-insured. 

 

WHere does your donation go?

We are committed to providing affordable mental health services to anyone in the community, regardless of the type of insurance they have or their ability to pay. We offer a sliding fee scale for those who are uninsured or under-insured.

Thanks to the generosity of our corporate sponsors who cover event expenses, 100% of funds raised at the Peace of Mind Yogathon are used to support the work at F&CS. Your donation has a direct impact on the health & well-being of individuals and the community. Here's a few examples of what your donation equals:

$15   Supplies hygiene kits to runaway & homeless youth. 

$40   Provides therapeutic toys & activities to our young clients in our clinic.

$75   Covers the cost of a continuing education workshop. 

$150 Ensures that 10 individuals are able to access our sliding fee scale for counseling. 

 

What is our mission?

Family & Children's Service (F&CS) supports, promotes and strengthens the well-being of individuals and families by providing high-quality, accessibly mental health care and related social services, with a particular sensitivity toward the needs of children. 

 

Can we help you?

MON - THUR: 8:30 AM - 7:00 pm
Fri: 8:30 am - 4:00 PM

127 WEST STATE STREET
ITHACA, NY 14850

For more information about any of our programs, or to make a referral, please call us at 607-273-7494 or email us at info@fcsith.org. 

For information about the event please contact yoga@fcsith.org

F&CS Staff outside our office located at 127 West State Street in Ithaca.