Social Host Law – What are your responsibilities?

As the nice weather approaches and we prepare for summer cookouts, graduations parties and other exciting events, we want to remind you of the Cortland County Social Host Law.  This law makes it illegal to provide a place for under … Continued

Program Helps Strengthen Families

Well the spring session of Strengthening Families has come to a close. The families who participated were excited about all they had learned and how the strategies and activities are helping them build better relationships with their children. The comments … Continued

FCS Staff Helps Educate Community Professionals About Children with PSB

At the May Food for Thought session, FCS staff shared information with community professionals about children with Problematic Sexual Behaviors (PSB) and the new treatment program that is available to the community. Family Counseling Services is one of six sites … Continued

FCS Receives Innovation Fund Grant for Early Recognition Screening Program

Family Counseling Services has been awarded a $75,940 grant from the Care Compass Network Innovation Fund to provide transitional support for the Early Recognition Screening Program that annually screens the social and emotional health of nearly 1,000 Cortland County youth … Continued

Alcohol Awareness Month: Talking with Kids About Alcohol

My kids are only in middle school, do I really have to talk to them about alcohol? Children and teenagers are naturally curious about alcohol – they see people drinking- and they want to know more. Kids will be influenced … Continued

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