What If You Could…

…know yourself better?

…get what you need—in love, work, and school?

…be happy in all your relationships?

You Can With Project FORWARD

Project FORWARD offers FREE relationship, communication, and parenting skill-building workshops to Nassau County residents — both individuals (ages 14 [high school age] – 40) and couples (ages 16 and up).

Participants also receive individualized coaching to help support their goals, along with optional financial and employment stability support / services.

Gift cards are available upon workshop completion / participation in surveys. Childcare and transportation assistance is available, as needed.

Location: Workshops and individual support are located in Plainview, and other select sites (ask for details).

Join us to learn healthy communication, employment, and
relationship skills!


To learn more or sign up:
Text “HAPPIER” to 31996
Call 516-704-3255




Workshop Descriptions:
Love Notes 2.1, for single teens/young people, helps individuals:

  • Identify and understand personal values
  • Improve communication skills
  • Learn how to identify signs of both healthy and unhealthy relationships

Family Wellness Survival Skills & the Strongest Link, helps married or otherwise committed couples learn how to:

  • Strengthen their bond by understanding each other’s values
  • Resolve conflict
  • Improve parenting skills
  • Manage through life’s challenges
  • Keep romance alive

Project FORWARD Key Contact

Kristie Schwarz, MA, Program Director
CN Guidance & Counseling Services, Inc.
55 West Ames Court, Plainview, NY 11803
Tel: 516.396.2790
Fax: 516.396.0553
Director Email: kschwarz@centralnassau.org
Program Email: projectforward@centralnassau.org

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Key community partners delivering Project FORWARD under the leadership of grantee CN Guidance are: The Safe Center L.I. (family violence prevention specialists), Abilities, Inc. (nonprofit experts in economic stability and job development), the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office (a public resource well connected to troubled youth who will benefit from this program) and Adelphi University (experts in program evaluation).

Funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, GRANT: 11957197.  Any opinions and findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.  These services are available to all eligible persons, regardless of race, gender, age, disability, or religion.