Volunteering for FCS makes a direct impact in our ability to provide services to those who would otherwise be unable to afford it. We have many opportunities for volunteers to help us better serve the community, and we deeply appreciate all the efforts our volunteers make.
“They got married and lived happily ever after”. Wouldn’t it be nice if life was truly like a fairly tale?
Unfortunately, in reality this does not happen. The divorce rate for first marriages has been very close to 50% for the past several years, and the rate increases to over 50 % for subsequent marriages.
The Hearts of Watchung, led by Cindy Homer, is a group of tremendously caring and generous individuals who donate to families of need throughout the year. Family and Community Services is so fortunate to have this group to donate a multitude of gifts to a tremendous number of its’ lower income families particularly during the Holiday season.
At Family & Community Services of Somerset County (FCS) we provide support services to address each of life’s many transitions and problems. Since 1960, we have specialized in providing professional and affordable mental health, family and addictions counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, and families in need.
Families face multiple challenges. It is our mission is to enhance the quality of life of individuals, families and communities by providing professional family, mental health and addictions services and innovative community based programs.
As a non-profit, community agency, we offer affordable rates based on a sliding scale. We also accept Medicaid, Medicare, and other insurance policies. We take pride in serving everyone in our community without regard to ability to pay. In turn, we rely on the community and private donations to allow us to continue to provide these high quality and vital services.