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FSB is offering free COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Services. Click here for details.

Serving the needs of the community since 1882, Family Service Bureau (FSB) is a Licensed Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Center. FSB’s mission is to preserve, educate, support, strengthen and enrich family life through prevention, intervention and community education programs that assist families, children and individuals. Our staff includes clinicians and interns under direct supervision of licensed clinical supervisors. By adopting an integrated behavioral health model to treat the whole body, FSB aims to provide each consumer with the resources needed to improve their quality of life.

Family Service Bureau Offers:

Newark Office

274 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103 
973-412-2056

Kearny Office

379 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032
201-246-8077

Additional Programs:

Family Service Bureau's New Start Program

973-286-2835
New Start is a boarder baby prevention program that provides assistance to at-risk mothers and babies in need, with the hopes of eliminating the number of infants who are left in hospital pediatric wards by mothers who are unwilling or unable to care for their children. Services include the following:

Family Service Bureau Kinship Legal Guardianship Program

Kinship is a family support program for relatives such as grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, etc. who are taking care of a relative’s child in their home. The program only services Newark residents. Children must be 17 years of age or younger and have been placed in the home through the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCPP). Supportive services include the following:

Family Crisis Intervention Unit

The Family Crisis Intervention Unit (FCIU) handles cases in which the behavior of the juvenile, parent, guardian or other family member constitutes a behavioral issue, a threat or conflict with the juvenile for reasons other than delinquency. Examples of some cases have involved parent/child conflict, conflict within the home setting, mental health or behavioral issues or a pattern of unauthorized absences from the school. FCIU consists of eight counseling sessions including the initial assessment. The goal during this time is to help the individual and/or family gain insight into their behavior through skill-building and reinforcement of positive behaviors both in and out of counseling. Services include the following:

Circle of Life

NCC Circle of Life is a referral-based program available to help children and families cope with stressors associated with caring for a child with a disability and provide grief counseling to individuals and families experiencing the loss of a child. Services include the following: