|FEDERATION EMPLOYMENT AND GUIDANCE SERVICE (FEGS)
FEGS provides one-on-one case management services to help 9/11-affected individuals apply for public benefits, cope with problems that are overwhelming, or access education or job training.
Who Is Eligible: Family members or other dependents of the deceased; injured survivors or their families; volunteer and disaster responders (rescue, recovery and reconstruction workers) and their families; residents who lived south of Canal Street in Manhattan on September 11, 2001.
To provide direct services to the widows and partners, siblings, and twins of the deceased who are dealing with complicated bereavement issues; including coordination of care and referrals; individual bereavement counseling; and group counseling. To conduct outreach throughout Long Island in order to introduce resources to individuals and to encourage those who need it to seek available support.
Who Is Eligible:Widows and partners of deceased; siblings of deceased; twinless twins (individuals who lost their twins in the attacks); and rescue workers.
Area(s) Served: New York Metro
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish, Italian (English only for Case Management)Contact: 1-516-496-7550 (General Number)
Resource Category: 9/11 - COUNSELING SERVICES
Added: Aug 19, 2005