What We Do

Individual & Family Services

FACS’ licensed clinicians provide trauma-informed mental health therapy to children, teenagers, adults, couples, and families. Weekly Parenting and Assertive Communication (anger management) classes are also open to the public.

Community & Professional Programs

FACS provides community workshops on a variety of topics related to trauma, including Trauma 101 and Secondary Traumatic Stress. We also host training on evidence-based therapy, including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for professionals.

Contracted Programs(Referral Only)

FACS provides several in-home and in-office services for families involved with the Department of Children and Families. Family Stabilization, In Home Life Skills, Parent/Child Visitation, Parenting Classes, and Adoption Counseling are available.


of FACS clients surveyed felt our staff stuck with them no matter what.

“They encourage you to engage in self care and that it's ok to not be ok, and to ask for help when you need it most. They understand and they don't judge you.”

– 2020 National Outcome Measurements Survey


of FACS clients surveyed felt they got as much help as they needed.

Family Unification Day 2022

This video, created for the 2022 LSNJ Family Unification Day, highlights the importance of hearing and responding to the needs of parents with regard to services provided.

Ways to Help


Family and Children’s Services relies on donations to provide many of our services to low-income families. Please consider making a donation today!


If you have a skill or knowledge that you would like to share, we want to hear from you!


Consider attending one of our events, including our largest, the annual Red Carpet Party!

Main Office

40 North Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07208

Ph: 908-352-7474
Fax: 908-965-3227

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Midtown Elizabeth Office

70 West Grand Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07202

Ph: 908-372-1007
Fax: 908-372-1018