Family Centers is a private, nonprofit organization offering education, health and human services to children, adults and families in Fairfield County. More than 200 professionals and 3,500 trained volunteers work together to provide a wide range of responsive, innovative programs. Through our three Centers of Excellence, children, adults, families and communities receive the care, encouragement and resources needed to realize their potential.
Our service delivery network includes 14 licensed facilities, along with more than 40 other sites located throughout lower Fairfield County. Each year, Family Centers serves more than 23,500 children, families and adults.
Family Centers has been awarded a "Four-Star" designation for fiscal responsibility from Charity Navigator nine out of the last 10 years -- a feat only achieved by six percent of U.S. nonprofit organizations. Hearst Connecticut Newspapers also named Family Centers a Top Workplace four of the past six years.
Family Centers is a United Way, Community Fund of Darien and New Canaan Community Foundation partner agency, and is a member of the Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies and the Alliance for Children and Families. The agency is also accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA) and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Family Centers is licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health and is a Department of Children and Families (DCF)-licensed provider of child psychiatric services.
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