Mission of PF: Project FORWARD provides the tools to individuals across the Nassau and Western Suffolk County communities, to support and enhance healthy communication, enduring relationships, and positive parenting skills (for those with children). All relationships, personal and professional, are addressed supportively. Together our work creates a brighter future for the individuals we serve.

Project FORWARD offers FREE relationship, communication, and parenting skill-building workshops to Nassau County and Western Suffolk County residents ages 18 and up. Participants also receive individualized coaching to help support their goals, along with optional financial and employment stability support/services.

FORWARD = Facing Obstacles in Relationships and Work with Action, Resources, Direction

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) and the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office (a public resource well connected to troubled individuals who will benefit from this program).

Love Notes 3.0

For Single or Coupled Adults 18 years and older

Identify and understand personal values
Improve communication skills
Learn how to identify signs of healthy and unhealthy relationships
Resolve conflict
Learn to manage life’s challenges

Let’s Chat

Text “HAPPIER” to 31996
Call 516-396-5186

Coaching & Financial / Employment Support

For Couples and Co-Parents ages 16 & up

Support for life goals
Better understanding of financial wellness
Job readiness / employment assistance

Upcoming Workshops

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Project FORWARD Key Contact

Kristie Schwarz, MA, Program Director

CN Guidance & Counseling Services, Inc.
245 Newtown Road, Suite 305, Plainview, NY 11803
Tel: 516-396-5186
Fax: 516-336-6829
Text: “HAPPIER” to 31996

Director Email: kschwarz@centralnassau.org
Program Email: projectforward@centralnassau.org

Location

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

Funding for this project was provided by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, GRANT: 90ZB0012-01-00. 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, sexual orientation, disability, or religion.

  • We provide transportation and child care assistance if needed
  • Gift cards are available for participation