FRC Staff

The Learning Collaborative (LC) serves as an opportunity for FRC programs to a) share information, resources, strengths and challenges in the delivery of family support services, b) identify areas for improving quality or delivery of service, c) share data, tools and promising practices. Here are the Learning Collaborative content from previous years. Click the link below to review more content for each Learning Collaborative.

Resources: 

Families Together in New York State 

https://www.ftnys.org/

Families Together in New York State is a family-run organization that represents families of children with social, emotional, behavioral and cross-systems challenges.

National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health

https://www.ffcmh.org/

A nationwide advocacy organization with families as it’s sole focus, we support a network of Family-Run Organizations that serve families of children with mental health needs across the country. We advocate at the national level to improve supports and services and provide resources for individuals and organizations.

Families on the Move

http://fotmnyc.org/

Families On The Move of New York City, Inc. (FOTM) is a non-profit family run organization dedicated to providing support, education, and advocacy for families and caregivers of children and youth who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing emotional, behavioral, mental health, and/or substance abuse challenges while improving health and wellness.

INCLUDEnyc

http://www.includenyc.org/

INCLUDEnyc works to bring love, equity, and access to young people with disabilities in New York City.

NYC Well

nycwell.cityofnewyork.us

Helping New Yorkers in Crisis. NYC Well is your connection to free, confidential mental health support. Speak to a counselor via phone, text or chat and get access to mental health and substance misuse services, in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365.

HITE

http://www.hitesite.org

The Health Information Tool for Empowerment (HITE) is an online directory offering information on more than 5,000 health and social services available to low-income, uninsured, and underinsured individuals in the Greater New York area. Free and open to the public, HITE helps connect users to vital community services quickly and easily.

Legal Hand

http://www.legalhand.org

Legal Hand’s trained, non-lawyer volunteers operate out of neighborhood storefront centers in New York’s most vulnerable neighborhoods, providing free legal information, assistance, and referrals to residents. They provide information such as how to navigate the social services system, help people complete online legal forms, and draft form letters. Each Legal Hand center is managed by a volunteer coordinator, and a legal services attorney is also on-site to train and assist volunteers.