About Family and Children’s Association

Family & Children’s Association is a not-for-profit agency helping nearly 34,000 of our neighbors each year. For more than 139 years, we have worked to protect and strengthen vulnerable children, seniors, families and communities on Long Island.

Through an integrated network of services and counseling, Family & Children’s Association provides help and hope to underserved and disadvantaged individuals struggling to build better lives. Some of the services we offer include:

  • Addiction Prevention, Treatment and Recovery
  • Family Education & Support
  • Children’s Mental Health
  • Adult & Senior Services
  • Residential Care for Runaway and Homeless Youth

Family & Children’s Association has been nationally recognized as a model of excellence, fiscally sound, well-managed and possessing an impeccable reputation in providing community-based social services. We embrace more than 300 employees and 200 individual volunteers, corporate groups, community groups and sponsors who join with us to be part of something bigger than them.

We encourage you to join our "community of caring" and make a difference in someone’s life, right here on Long Island.

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Read the biographies of Family and Children's Association's Staff

Jeffrey L. Reynolds
President & Chief Executive Officer

Lisa Burch
VP & Chief Operating Officer

Carla DeFrancisco
VP & Chief Financial Officer

Angela M. Montemarano
VP & Chief Human Resource Officer

Paige O'Brien
VP of Strategic Advancement and Chief Development Officer

Lisa Stern
Assistant Vice President, Senior & Adult Services

Shari Lubeck
Assistant Vice President, Children's Mental Health & Wellness

Jaymie Kahn-Rapp
Assistant Vice President, Addiction Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Services

Erica Schifano
Assistant Vice President, Family Support

Thurston O'Neal
Assistant Vice President, Prevention & Community Engagement

Nicolle Vasselman
Assistant Vice President, Clinical Services

Christine Santangelo
Assistant Vice President, Quality Improvement