HUNTINGTON, NY - April 4, 2011 - Family Service League, one of Long Island's leading social services agencies, was recently featured on Cablevision's public affairs program "Meet the Leaders," hosted by Patrick Halpin. Appearing on the program were FSL's president and CEO, Karen Boorshtein and Dr. Larry Weiss, Senior Vice President for Programs.
Ms. Boorshtein and Dr. Weiss gave a comprehensive overview of the 85-year history of the organization and how it has evolved to meet the changing needs of Long Islanders. Among the services discussed were FSL's highly successful pre-school education program; behavioral health, crisis intervention and substance abuse services; parent support and advocacy; senior services; family literacy; employment and technology training and youth services.
"Meet the Leaders" featuring Family Service League can be seen on Cablevision, channel 118 between March 28 and May 2 airing Sundays at 7:00 a.m., Mondays at 9:30 p.m., Tuesdays at 7:00 a.m., Thursdays at 7:00 a.m., Fridays at 9:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 7:00 a.m. and 9:30 p.m.
About Family Service League: Family Service League (FSL), founded in 1926, is a not-for-profit, community based human service agency assisting more than 47,000 people each year. FSL serves individuals from infancy through the senior years and families, and offers 46 programs in 15 locations. Family Service League has five Family Centers - located in Huntington, Huntington Station, Bay Shore, East Yaphank, and Riverhead -where families can come and receive assistance to address a broad range of needs. Other program sites are located throughout Long Island from Huntington to Greenport to East Hampton. FSL is credentialed by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services (COA) for meeting the highest standards of best practices and quality services for individuals and families. For more information, call 631.427.3700 or visit the Family Service League web site at www.fsl-li.org.