Children & Coronavirus

In light of schools closing due to COVID-19, children across America are either at home or daycare, and have a lot of free time.   It is important that these children continue to get their education, and to be continuously stimulated. As the days go on, you may...

COVID-19: A Community in Need

In just the last few days we have seen the community come together to protect those most vulnerable around us. Whether it be local organizations handing out free meals to children and seniors, or grocery stores designating time slots to those most susceptible to the...

COVID-19: Managing Social Distancing

At this point in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, most of us have been asked to practice social distancing—that is, stay home and far away from each other. And it’s stressful. Here are 7 ways you can increase your positivity, lower your stress, and help your health...

ELS Networking+ Event featuring The Family & Children’s Society

Join the Emerging Leaders Society (ELS) this Thursday, March 5, from 5:30 to 7:30, for a Networking+ event, open to young and mid-career professionals, at Fountains Tavern, 73 C F J Blvd, Johnson City. This is an amazing way to introduce people to what we are and what...

Confronting Mental Health at School: A Success Story

10-year-old Emily* felt as though her world was falling apart. Struggling with her parent’s divorce, Emily was referred to Family & Children’s Counseling Services, a program funded by United Way of Broome County. The Family & Children’s Counseling Services partners with schools and families to provide therapeutic intervention and support services in the school to families who might not otherwise be able to access services.

Happy National 211 Day!

Happy National 211 Day! Today,  February 11th, we celebrate National 211 Day to recognize the importance of the vital service. Every year, millions of people across North America contact 211 for assistance. Ensuring every person has access to this critical resource...
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