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Family Counseling Services

Family Counseling Services is a private, non-profit organization offering professional counseling and prevention services. Mental health and chemical dependency counseling programs are available for youth, adults and families who are experiencing emotional, personal, and alcohol or drug-related problems. Services are available at multiple locations in Cortland and Madison counties and through our school-based counseling programs.

Family Counseling employs a staff of professional counselors and consulting medical personnel with diverse training and experience. It is our goal to provide superior, confidential services for the well-being of each of our clients.

Our Cortland Prevention Resources division offers prevention education and services, mentoring and other programs for youth, adults, families, professionals and educators. The LGBT Resource Center is located at the Prevention offices and offers information, resources and social activities.


Recent News

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Drive-Through Medication Collection Event April 30!

It’s time to clear out that medicine cabinet! The Cortland Rx Task Force will be sponsoring a drive-through medication collection event on Saturday, April 30 at two convenient locations: Cortlandville Fire Station 9:00am to 1:00pm Cincinnatus Fire Station 9:00am to … Continued


Community Forum on Underage Drinking – May 2

Community partners from across Cortland County are hosting a Community Forum focused on alcohol abuse and underage drinking on Monday, May 2 at 6pm at the Homer Center for the Arts. Community Forum Flyer The average age a teen in … Continued

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How to Talk to Your Children About Alcohol Use

By Linnay Harmer and Mary Dykeman – Children and teenagers are naturally curious about alcohol – they see people drinking- and they want to know more. Kids will be influenced by their friends, their teachers, TV, films and the media … Continued