Mercer County
Family Support Organization

Mission Statement

Mercer County Family Support Organization (FSO), is a non-profit 501©3 organization committed to providing support, education and advocacy to families of children with Emotional, Behavioral, and Mental Health Challenges, including ID/DD and Substance Abuse.

We are dedicated to ensuring that all families are well educated and effectively able to navigate the New Jersey Children’s System of Care by partnering with the families and community members to provide Strength Based, Accessible Support.

Mercer FSO facilitates support with other parents, provides education and training as well as referral and information to caregivers. Our goal is to empower families to utilize the New Jersey Children’s System of Care and resources effectively for their children and to improve the quality of family life.

Peer to Peer Support

As Parents of children with challenges, we help families navigate various services including:

  • Mental Health, Juvenile Justice, Special Education and Social Services.

Supporting Families

Our trained Parent Partners are available Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm, by calling our Warm Lines @ 609-586-1200 or by walking into our office. We will assist you with questions about your child’s Individualized Education Plan, 504 PLAN, Evaluations and Special Education Law. Mercer FSO offers free workshops and trainings to all Mercer County Residents. Mercer FSO offers free workshops and trainings to all Mercer County Residents.

Community Based

Mercer FSO partners with families and community agencies within the New Jersey Children’s System of Care to provide a Comprehensive, Strength Based, and Accessible Resources.

 

We are dedicated to the children and families of Mercer County.

Cultures and Values

We pledge to Respect, Value, and Support Family Culture, Strengths and Preferences.

Resources

Family Support Groups (including but not limited to)

  • Parents Anonymous
  • Grandparents Support Group
  • Youth Partnership

 

Please see our News & Events page for upcoming workshops.

Upcoming Meeting & FSO Events

8/20/2016

  • Youth Partnership Youth Resource Fair
    10am–2pm
    3535 Quakerbridge Rd, Suite 400, Hamilton, NJ 08619

8/22/2016

  • Grandparents Support Group
    10am-12noon
    3535 Quakerbridge Rd, Suite 400, Hamilton, NJ 08619
  • Youth Partnership
    6:30pm-8:30pm
    3535 Quakerbridge Rd, Suite 400, Hamilton, NJ 08619

8/24/2016

  • Parents Anonymous
    10am – 12 noon
    3535 Quakerbridge Rd, Suite 400, Hamilton, NJ 08619

8/25/2016

  • Parents Anonymous
    6pm – 8pm
    3535 Quakerbridge Rd, Suite 400, Hamilton, NJ 08619

11/3/2016

  • Anti-Bullying Workshop
    time TBD

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3535 Quakerbridge Road, IBIS Plaza, Suite 400, Hamilton, NJ 08619
office: 609-586-1200 fax: 609-586-0278 www.mercerfso.org