To facilitate the empowerment of parents and caregivers of children with emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges through a community-based, family centered, culturally competent system of support, education and advocacy.
Family Support Organizations (FSO’s) are family-run, county-based organizations that provide direct family-to-family peer support, education, advocacy and other services to family members of children with emotional and behavioral challenges.
We are not only providers - we are also empowered parents with children with various mental health, emotional, behavioral, developmental, intellectual or developmental disabilities challenges and have navigated the children’s system of care for many years. We are skilled in being able to provide valuable peer to peer support and assistance to families in need of services who are just beginning their journey through what could be perceived as a complicated system.
Provide intense peer-to-peer support for families with children at the highest levels of care management
Educate families about the System of Care and their rights and responsibilities within the system
Advocate to ensure families get what they need
Empower families to become advocates for their children
Encourage families to recognize and appreciate their strengths
Help families articulate their needs
Support families in providing feedback to their service
Ensure the family voice is heard
Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties, a Family Support Organization, is a private, family led, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization funded by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families - Children's System of Care (CSOC) which provides support, education and advocacy to families with children who have special mental, emotional, behavioral health challenges and developmental or intellectual disabilities.
Our warm line phone support is available during normal business hours to help connect you to available community resources and general questions that you may have
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67 Spring St, Newton, NJ 07860, USA
09:00 am – 05:00 pm