Our Services

Adult Protective Services

If you are aware of or suspect abuse, neglect or financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult living in Monmouth County, please call APS at 732-531-9191. If you are aware of or suspect abuse, neglect or financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult living in Middlesex County, please call APS at 732-745-3635. Family & Children’s Service is… Read more »


Community Support Services

At Family & Children’s Service, we believe that our Mission to provide compassionate care begins with each of us and extends to all people, which is why we provide an array of programs and services to help those with chronic physical or mental disabilities continue to live with dignity in their home of choice for… Read more »


Home Care Services

Choosing Home Care for yourself or a loved one can be a difficult decision. Aside from the usual questions about the length and type of care that is needed, most families have a deeper concern: whom can they trust?   At Family & Children’s Service, we know that trust is an important part of our… Read more »


SHIP

State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides free help to New Jersey Medicare beneficiaries who have problems with, or questions about, their health insurance. SHIP is a statewide program sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services with major funding from the U.S. Department of… Read more »


Operation Sleighbells

Operation Sleighbells is FCS’s  signature program, tracing its roots to the start of our agency in 1909, when a group of Long Branch community leaders committed their personal resources to buy toys for impoverished children at Christmastime. That original gesture evolved to include the distribution of food and coal to those in need, and later… Read more »


Representative Payee

  For people with serious cognitive, mental or developmental disabilities, knowing how to manage money properly can mean the difference between living independently, and becoming homeless. Failure to pay the monthly rent or bills can result in the loss of utilities, credit termination and even eviction, placing vulnerable individuals at risk and increasing the need… Read more »


Thrift Boutique

We’ve Moved! 604 Second Avenue Long Branch, NJ   The FCS Thrift Boutique continues our mission to support people in challenging times by offering quality new and nearly-new clothing, shoes and accessories for men and women at deeply discounted prices. Sale items are donated by individuals, organizations and local retailers and often include designer and… Read more »


Volunteer Services

FCS was founded more than a century ago by a small, compassionate group of volunteers who committed their time and personal resources to purchase gifts and toys for impoverished children at Christmastime. That same generous spirit prevails today among the hundreds of dedicated volunteers who help support our Mission to provide compassionate care, intervention and… Read more »