Family Service Association, Inc - Dayton
Family Service Association, Inc
2211 Arbor Blvd.
Dayton, OH, 45439
Family Services has been providing services to individuals, families and communities of the Miami Valley since 1896, with services that include mental health counseling, interpreting and support services for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, community development and advocacy.
Established in 1896, Family Services is one of the oldest non-profit social service agencies in Montgomery County, with almost every other social and human service agency developing from our rich history. Each year, our professional and courteous staffs provide hundreds of individuals, couples and families with confidential counseling services.
Family Services’ counseling program specializes in addressing the following needs: Adult Victims of Child Abuse; Anger; Anxiety Disorders; Child Abuse/Neglect; Child/Teen Behavior; Couples, Marital and Relationship Issues; Crime Victims; Depression/Mood Disorders; Domestic Violence; Difficult Life Transitions; Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing with Mental Health Concerns; Parenting Issues, and Trauma. Counseling is available from our main office, in the clients’ home and from other locations within the community.
Community Services for the Deaf (CSD), a program of Family Services, has been providing services to Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing for nearly 40 years. Skilled interpreters facilitate communication between hearing and deaf consumers; removing communication barriers and providing advocacy to ensure equal access and protection of rights. CSD also provides mental health counseling and case management services provided by licensed and skilled professionals for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing. DeafEND, our prevention education/healthy living program prevents drug and alcohol use among Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing youth and builds leadership skills through camping and other unique services. American Sign Language classes are available in several locations and are open to the public.
Family Services’ Neighborhood Organizers work in neighborhoods, apartment complexes and housing communities to revitalize the area by empowering residents to make positive and sustainable changes within their neighborhoods. Family Services has provided successful neighborhood organizing across Dayton and has received local, state and national recognition and awards for these services.