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School-Based Counseling program receives gift

September 15, 2016 | Bucks County Herald

The Young Family recently delivered a $15,000 gift on behalf of the Lauren Nicole Young Memorial Fund to Family Service Association of Bucks County in support of its School-Based Counseling program.

Family Service has partnerships with 20 schools across eight school districts to provide counseling for children and adolescents directly in the schools they attend each day.

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On-the-Job Success with Transition Services and Job Coaching

September 06, 2016 | Family Service Press Release

Sarah, a recent graduate from a Bucks County high school, is differently-enabled. She remained in high school until the age of 21 so she could continue enrollment in special education services offered by her school district. Upon graduation, Sarah and her family were faced with the challenge of her transition from the relatively protected high school environment to the more challenging world of work and higher education.

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National Penn donates $15,000 to Family Service

September 01, 2016 | Bucks County Herald

National Penn, a community bank has donated $15,000 to Family Service Association of Bucks County, a nonprofit organization that serves more than 24,000 people in need each year.

Family Service offers a variety of programs that help people gain the skills needed to reach their full potential. Services include emergency help, parent education, mental health services, job support and more.

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New Hope resident elected to Family Service Board of Directors

September 01, 2016 | Bucks Local News

Bernadette Handler, JD, RN of New Hope was recently elected to the Board of Directors of Family Service Association of Bucks County.

Handler attended Fitzgerald Mercy School of Nursing, Gwynedd Mercy University and Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. Her career has included work as a nurse, a publishing editor and the coordinator of Family Service’s Guardianship program, from which she retired in 2007.

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Churchville resident elected to Family Service’s Board of Directors

September 01, 2016 | Bucks Local News

Joseph Stoll, JD, MBA of Churchville was recently elected to the Board of Directors of Family Service Association of Bucks County.

Stoll, a Managing Director and Relationship Manager at Glenmede Trust Company in Philadelphia, brings more than thirty years of management experience to Family Service. He attended LaSalle University where he earned his bachelor’s degree and master’s of business administration.

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Pa., NJ to Receive More than $2 Million in Additional Federal Grants to Fight Heroin & Opioid Crisis

August 31, 2016 | NBC 10

More than $2 million in additional federal funding to combat the heroin and opioid crisis is coming to Pennsylvania and New Jersey, the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy announced.

The announcement came Wednesday, on International Overdose Awareness Day. Pennsylvania will receive an additional $1 million to supplement Prevention for States grants it’s already receiving, plus $490,000 for better tracking of opioid-involved deaths.

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State To Open Opioid Abuse Help Center In Bucks County

August 30, 2016 | Kara Seymour | Newtown Patch

An additional 25 Centers of Excellence, which provide treatment to residents with opioid-related substance use disorders, will open throughout Pennsylvania by January 1, 2017, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday.

One of the locations selected is the Family Service Association of Bucks County.

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Family Service’s school-based counseling program in Bucks County receives gift from Lauren Nicole Young Memorial Fund

August 29, 2016 | Bucks Local News

The Young Family recently delivered a $15,000 gift on behalf of the Lauren Nicole Young Memorial Fund to Family Service Association of Bucks County in support of its School-Based Counseling program.

Family Service has partnerships with 20 schools across 8 school districts to provide counseling for children and adolescents directly in the schools they attend each day. The gift from the Lauren Nicole Young Memorial Fund will be used specifically to provide middle and high school students with mental health counseling and substance abuse treatment in an effort to reduce drug and alcohol abuse and prevent possible deaths from occurring.

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Family Service’s School-Based Counseling Program Receives Gift from Lauren Nicole Young Memorial Fund

August 29, 2016 | Family Service Press Release

The Young Family recently delivered a $15,000 gift on behalf of the Lauren Nicole Young Memorial Fund to Family Service Association of Bucks County in support of its School-Based Counseling program.

Family Service has partnerships with 20 schools across 8 school districts to provide counseling for children and adolescents directly in the schools they attend each day. The gift from the Lauren Nicole Young Memorial Fund will be used specifically to provide middle and high school students with mental health counseling and substance abuse treatment in an effort to reduce drug and alcohol abuse and prevent possible deaths from occurring.

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Siblings raise more than $500 for families in need

August 25, 2016 | Bucks County Herald

Hayley, Mikey and Tessa Hink of Doylestown hosted a Limeaid stand outside of B&B Beverages on Sawmill Road on June 11 to raise money to help children in need in Bucks County.

The three children offered Limeaid and baked goods to customers in exchange for donations to benefit Family Service Association of Bucks County, a nonprofit social service organization with locations throughout Bucks County.

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