School-Based Family Support Centers

Our mission in the Family Support Centers is to partner with schools and families to provide therapeutic intervention and support services in the home/school community to families who might not otherwise be able to access services. We can act as a bridge between families and schools. Students and their families can be referred by the school or be self-referred.

We help students with:

  • Problems that block social, emotional, or academic success
  • Depression
  • Bullying
  • Trauma (a history of physical, sexual or emotional abuse)
  • Loss/bereavement
  • Separation/divorce issues

We help parents with:

  • Children’s needs
  • Family problems
  • Discipline issues
  • Homework routines
  • Adolescent concerns


Individual, family and group counseling, parent support (visits to the parents’ homes by social worker/parent partner to assist with parenting issues), parent education, Family Night Programs, after-school programming, classroom observation and consultation for school staff on mental health issues.

Parenting Groups

Parent Support Groups, 1-2-3 Magic, Women’s Group, Parent-to-Parent, and various discussion and educational groups.
Across the country more than six million children are living in households headed by grandparents or other relatives. Our Family Support Center offers kinship caregivers help with parenting issues and finding the resources they need.

Click here for Kinship Caregivers Resource Guide

Locations & Hours

Maine Endwell, Whitney Point, and Union-Endicott School Districts, Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm. Evening hours available by appointment.


Funded through Broome County Mental Health Department, YES! Safe Choices For Kids, the school districts and United Way of Broome County.

There is no fee for services provided.

For more information, contact: Maine Memorial Elem School (607) 862-3263 Whitney Point office (607) 692-8275 Union-Endicott office (607) 658-7121 Clinical Director (607) 729-6206

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