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Adoption Support Group!
Are you the parent or caregiver of an adopted child or a foster parent? If so, please join us for our NEW Adoption Support Group for Parents!
Call our office to find out more: Eileen Kadletz, 631-264-5438 x103, firstname.lastname@example.org
Need Help? Check out our Adoption Resources Links.
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Girls’ Empowerment & Support Group
Long Island Families Together & Nassau County Family Support System of Care’s Girls’ Empowerment and Support Group will have their first meeting on:
April 16th from 6:00 – 7:30 PM
at LIFT: 193A Broadway, Amityville, NY 11701
The group is open to girls’ age 13 – 21 from both Nassau and Suffolk County. Snacks will be provided. The group will meet every other Tuesday.
See attached flyer and please share as appropriate.
To RSVP contact Nicole Giambalvo at 631.264.5338 ext. 104 / email@example.com
Save The Date ~ May 4, 2013!
Long Island Families Together and Nassau County Family Support System of Care are holding a “Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies” event for transition-aged youth to celebrate Children’s Mental Health Awareness month.
• The event will be held on Saturday May 4th from 1 – 4 PM.
• Setup begins at 12 noon. Clean-up begins at 5pm.
This event will have:
• a 1-hour skit by the urban theater group Truth,
• a 1-hour panel discussion about youth-related topics such as Thrifty Shopping, Social Media Smarts and Activism,
• a friendly chat and drum session with Mike Veny,
• as well as interactive agency tables.
Immediately following, there will also be a youth-run RiseUP! event from 4 – 5pm.
We are offering tables to agencies and organizations within our community free of charge. We kindly ask that agencies provide the children and youth in attendance with information in a meaningful way rather than only handing out printed materials.
If you’re interested in reserving a table free of charge, please contact Denine Anderson-Regan, SocMarketing@lift4kids.org, or at 631.264.5438 ext. 106.
If you’re interested in participating in the Youth event, please contact Nicole Giambalvo, YouthEngage@lift4kids.org, or at 631.264.5438 ext. 104.
"Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies" Event
Family Advocate PT Position Available
Long Island Families Together (LIFT) is seeking a part time Family Advocate for the Family Bonds Collaborative Family Support Program. The program's goal is assist families raising children with mental health needs who are currently in a residential treatment program.
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Welcome to LIFT!
Long Island Families Together (LIFT) is a parent-governed, youth-guided, 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.
LIFT was created to raise awareness about children's mental health services on Long Island, and across New York State.
Thanks to the efforts of many family members and professionals, LIFT is able to bring about positive changes to the lives of the families and youth we serve in our communities.
Our website provides ways for you to learn more about LIFT and get involved. With your help, we can continue to make a difference.
Thanks for visiting us. Your support is greatly appreciated.
- — William James
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