About

One of the Top Family Service Providers

Eastchester Family Services is proudly ranked among the nation’s best in multiple family specialties.

About EFS

Eastchester Family Services provides preventative strategies through its range of family-based programs.

Eastchester Family Services provides preventive strategies through its range of family-based programs.  In-home Family Services teach consumers various techniques in Anger Management and how to control their emotions.  They also learn to negotiate and develop solutions by communicating, compromising and using diplomacy, which results in appropriate resolutions to problems

We provide parenting classes designed to support and educate parents on ways to improve their parenting skills and social interaction with their families.  In addition, special emphasis is placed on teaching specific techniques for each individual families need, as well as anger and frustration management.

Individual, family and group psycho-therapy is offered to children, teens, and adults- typically in their home or community.  A culturally relevant methodology is utilized in addressing inter-personal psycho-social problematic issues with the purpose of increasing individual and family functioning.  Eastchester offers group therapy to address stressors, including emotional and behavioral disorders in all populations/groups

Assessment

Every referral includes information from parents, children and collaterals. The goal is to determine the nature of the problem and develop an individualized treatment plan based on family needs.

Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is designed to help with immediate crises as well as ongoing emotional or behavioral problems. The frequency of therapy sessions is determined by need. At EFS, our psychotherapy services are designed to provide a person-centered approach.

Community

EFS participates in the Positive Behavior Comprehensive and Support Program as a partnership with Atlanta Public Schools Office of Student Programs and Support Services. This program is designed to provide a comprehensive network of services to help maximize the potential of students and provide counseling and support advocacy

Group

Groups are organized to share ideas and experiences about particular behaviors when the interaction among group members adds to the process of exploration. At Eastchester Family Services groups may be offered for children (social skills group) and adolescents (peer relation).

Primary Goals

Improvement

To identify and implement services designed to improve the well being and quality of life of children and family

Linkage

Link quality Clinicians and Family Advocates to provide consumers with best opportunity to increase social, educational and psychological abilities

EMPOWERING CHILDREN AND ADULTS

MOVING FAMILIES FORWARD

CARF provides accreditation services worldwide at the request of health and human service providers. Whether you are seeking rehabilitation for a disability, treatment for addiction and substance abuse, home and community services, retirement living, or other health and human services, you can have confidence in your choice. Providers that meet CARF standards have demonstrated their commitment to being among the best available.