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Family Services, Inc. has staff that can speak the following languages, and can support you in any program we offer.

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  • Creole
  • Dagbani
  • Fante
  • Farsi
  • French
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  • Greek
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  • Hebrew
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  • Mandarin
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  • Patois
  • Portuguese
  • Punjabi
  • Quechua
  • Russian
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Mental Health Services

Health Integration Project (HIP)

A four-year federal demonstration project funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration brings primary health care services on site at FSI's Gaithersburg Mental Health Center for ease of access and enhanced coordination and integration of care.

Outpatient Mental Health Center

A comprehensive, community mental health center located on the FSI Gaithersburg Nonprofit Village campus offers a full range of psychiatric assessment and treatment services.

Montgomery Station

A community, recovery-focused psychiatric rehabilitation program serving adults in Montgomery County with mental illness—services include a day program, residential rehabilitation, a mental health vocational program, and support for independent living. Four HUD, Section 811 projects are operated.

Independence Program

A community, recovery-focused psychiatric rehabilitation program serving adults in Prince George's County with mental illness—services include residential rehabilitation, a mental health vocational program, and support for independent living. Three HUD, Section 811 projects are operated.

TRACKS

A community, recovery-focused psychiatric rehabilitation program serving transitional age youth (18-24) in Montgomery County with mental illness is provided. Services include a day program, residential rehabilitation, a mental health vocational program, and support for independent living.

CareLink Transitions

Partnering with area hospitals in the wider Maryland metropolitan region, services are geared toward preventing unnecessary hospital readmissions for patients through case management and coordinated care.

Health Home

Provides certified care specialists, registered nurses, entitlements specialists and other healthcare professionals to help manage your overall health and wellness. Health Home provides a unique opportunity to combine health and mental health care, addressing behavioral, physical and social needs.

On Track Maryland

Specialized program for early identification, evaluation, and treatment of adolescents and young adults who have started to experience troubling thoughts, experiences and/or exhibiting changes in behavior due to the early onset of severe mental illness.


Substance Abuse Services

Step Ahead

This satellite clinic in Germantown offers an array of integrated behavioral health services designed for adults, youth, and families with primary and co-occurring substance use problems. In addition, Step Ahead offers unique counseling for Veterans and their families with a particular focus on Trauma, PTSD and Substance Abuse.

The Landing

An adolescent recovery club house located in Gaithersburg providing recovery support and related services to youth who are currently in substance abuse treatment or those recently discharged from treatment.


Community Support Services

Housing Counselor

Relocation and renter assistance and help in applying for county rental subsidy programs, eviction prevention, money/debt management, and other services, are provided for Gaithersburg residents.

CAFE Montgomery MD

The Coalition for the Advancement of Financial Education promotes high quality financial education for county residents by providing the tools for making informed decisions about saving, spending, borrowing, and managing credit.

Financial Wellness

FSI and the Maryland CASH (Creating Assets, Savings, and Hope) Academy Program offers free financial education workshops in English and Spanish within the Gaithersburg community.

Health Connector Program - Affordable Care Act

Working with Montgomery and Prince George's County officials and other connector entities, recruitment and enrollment under the Affordable Care Act is provided for the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange as well as expanded Maryland Medicaid.

Neighborhood Opportunity Network

In partnership with Montgomery County and other nonprofits, the "NON" located on the FSI Nonprofit Village Campus in Gaithersburg provides assistance for emergency services—utilities, rent, food, health care, legal matters, foreclosure prevention, free financial literacy workshops, and workforce development.

Support Center

A medical day program is provided, serving Montgomery County adults, many of whom are senior citizens with health problems—physical and/or psychiatric—often with cognitive and intellectual impairment.

Creative Family Projects, LLC

Creative Family Projects identifies problems and provides solutions by synthesizing information from organizations, institutions and corporations into booklets and training modules for the benefit of children, youth and families.

Housing Initiative Program

The Housing Initiative Program (HIP) is designed to reduce the incidence of homelessness in Montgomery County by providing permanent supportive housing.


Early Childhood Services

Watch Me Grow Child Development Center

A fee-based high quality childcare program for pre-school children, as well as before and after school care for children, is provided in the Clarksburg community.

Discovery Station Early Head Start

Home-based child development and parent support is provided for low income families with children aged 0 to 3; the Discovery Station Child Development Center located on the FSI Gaithersburg Nonprofit Village campus serves 28 children of parenting teens.

Healthy Families Montgomery (HFM)

A nationally accredited bilingual home visiting service in Montgomery County is provided for first-time parents who are experiencing multiple life stressors.

Early Childhood Education & Training

FSI provides professional training, mentoring, and mental health consultation services to home visitors and childcare providers throughout Montgomery County.

Family Discovery Center

Multi-generational year round program promoting adult learning and healthy child development in families with young children.

Ed Bohrer Parent Resource Center (PRC)

With support from the City of Gaithersburg, the center at Gaithersburg Elementary School helps Spanish and English speaking parents and individuals access services and pursue educational goals for themselves and their children.

DARE to be You

A family-focused, 10 week prevention program is provided at three Montgomery County elementary schools to help families with preschoolers improve parent and child interactions.

Baby Steps

Universal, hospital-based health screenings, and resource referral and service linkage for new mothers and their babies are provided at Shady Grove Adventist and Holy Cross Hospitals.


School-Based Services

Linkages to Learning (LTL)

A comprehensive arrary of school-based mental health services is provided in five elementary and two middle schools in Montgomery County. Services include individual, family and group therapy; psychiatric assessment and intervention; case management; and, prevention/early intervention services.

Regional Youth Service Centers

Prevention and early intervention youth and family services are offered in the upper areas of Montgomery County providing evidence-based services to strengthen individual and family resiliency through our "Youth Service Bureaus" and centers.


Victim and Domestic Violence Services

Betty Ann Krahnke Center (BAK)

Women and children fleeing and recovering from domestic violence, as well as sexual assault, and human trafficking, are provided a refuge. With the support of the Montgomery County Abused Persons Program, FSI operates the 54 bed Betty Ann Krahnke Center, an emergency, short-term residential shelter where women can heal and begin planning for a safer future for themselves and their children. Interventions include case management, professional group and individual counseling, advocacy, safety planning, and limited child care services—all from a trauma-informed orientation.

Frameworks for Families

Provides home-based services to Montgomery County families at low to moderate risk for child maltreatment and/or abuse utilizing an evidence-based family skills training program along with other social supports and resources.