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Project FORWARD

Project FORWARD offers FREE relationship, communication, and parenting skill-building workshops to Nassau County and Western Suffolk 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 and mentoring.

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

About Project FORWARD

Project Forward

Mission of PF: Project FORWARD provides the tools to individuals and couples 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 and families we serve.

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 youth who will benefit from this program).

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.

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

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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).