Our Mission: Empowering Children, Adults, Families and Communities to Realize Their Potential
Family Centers achieves this mission by offering a multi-disciplinary approach aimed to help Fairfield County residents obtain the tools needed to establish a strong educational foundation, overcome complex and critical problems, carry on healthy productive lives and achieve personal improvement.
Since its inception 126 years ago in 1891, Family Centers has grown to offer quality education and human service programs that address the ever-changing challenges affecting residents of Stamford, Greenwich, Darien and New Canaan. Through 25 programs and services, Family Centers serves more than 21,000 Fairfield County residents each year. Family Centers’ programs include preschool and early care programs for young children, mental health, bereavement and family counseling services, primary medical and dental services for school-aged children, vocational and self-sufficiency support, English language and basic literacy education, and much more.
Learn more about our programs and our three Centers of Excellence: