Information/Referral Services

FAMILIES UNITED NETWORK (FUN)

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceFUN is a family-driven family support organization that provides support, information and advocacy to Albany County families who are raising children with serious emotional disturbance. FUN staff are all parents of children (some who are grown) who have serious emotional disturbance and provide peer to peer support.

Services include a bi-weekly support group, information and referral services, training for parents and for providers, social activities, annual public awareness campaign, and individual and systems advocacy within the Albany County child-serving systems and agencies.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaAlbany, Clinton, Columbia, Cortland, Dutchess, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Herkimer, Kings, Montgomery, Monroe, Nassau, Oneida, Orange, Oswego, Queens, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Seneca, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, and Westchester
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 518-426-2619
Joan Valery, Director, email: valeryj@parsonscenter.org
Intake RequirementsCall for details
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityAny Albany County family raising a child age 2 to 18 with a serious emotional disturbance or at risk of developing one
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
Fee AmountsServices are free
 
Specific Hours: As needed
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 60 Academy Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12208
Main Phone 518-426-2600
Fax 518-426-2838
Service Location Email communications@northernrivers.org
Web Address www.parsonscenter.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: PARSONS CHILD AND FAMILY CENTER
Affiliated Program: FAMILIES UNITED NETWORK (FUN)
This Service: Information/Referral Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Children and Youth With Emotional Disturbance (YF-5000.1700-100)
Parent Support Groups (PN-8100.6500-650)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)