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September 10, 2023

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Family & Children’s Service provides on-going in person and tele-mental health services for both counseling and psychiatry services, based on client need and availability.

Due to a shortage of available appointments, we are accepting new clients on a limited basis only. All requests for services will be screened, and new intake appointments will be scheduled for urgent requests, for geriatric mental health services, and for services through our Zero to Five program.

Intakes for new clients are available by telephone.


Monday through Thursday, 9 AM to 5 PM,


and Friday, 8 AM to 4 PM.


We are prioritizing urgent requests.
The F&CS building is open to clients only by appointment until further notice.
Thank you for your efforts in keeping us all healthy.

Our Programs & Services

Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca, is a leading provider of mental health care and related social services for people of all ages in Ithaca and surrounding towns and villages. Our dedicated staff help to heal traumatized and hurting children, strengthen individuals and families, and provide hope and recovery for those battling mental illness.

In Their Own Words

Honestly I've been to so many therapy providers and Family & Children's has always provided me with the best experiences and therapists. Thank you all for what you do.

Without support at FCS, I'm not sure I'd be functioning as well as I do. Thank you for helping me be my best self. It took years to find a place that actually assessed my mental health with my meds and got me on the right track.

My child's behavior at home and at school has dramatically improved. Also, our understanding and reactions to her behaviors are so much more supportive of her needs.

Hear from our Board Members about our mission:

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News & Events

Better Together for Mental Health

5/13/2023 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

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