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“I am so grateful that FCS is there for those of us who live on a limited income. Nobody on staff ever makes me feel ‘less than’ for utilizing their services.”

The FCS Mission: To foster stronger communities by providing individuals with accessible, professional counseling and mental health care that empowers them to thrive.

FCS services are available on a sliding fee scale making professional counseling accessible to ALL, regardless of economic situation.

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Help support our nonprofit mission.

Every gift helps span the difference between the cost of providing an hour of counseling and the amount clients are able to pay. In order to continue our mission we need help from the community.

A contribution of any amount can have a big impact.

FCS is a 501(c)3 organization and is able to provide our EIN number or supporting documents upon request.

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To make a contribution by mail, please send your tax-deductible contribution to:

Family Counseling Services
631 N. Longwood, Suite 103
Rockford, IL 61107

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Real Life Experiences with Family Counseling Services

Through play therapy a very young child was able to share her experience of abuse, allowing authorities to take action to stop it and hold the abuser accountable.

Through art therapy a teen who lost a parent to Covid was able to work through their grief and improve behavior that had been getting them in trouble.

A teen with social anxiety who struggled with going to school, was able, over time, to evolve into a more confident person with techniques and action plans to successfully manage overwhelming feelings and become an engaged student.

A middle aged man worked through feelings of loneliness and depression, developed a stronger sense of self-worth, and learned to establish healthy boundaries improving his situation in what had been a toxic relationship.

A grief stricken father, sad and overwhelmed after losing his wife and the mother of his children, was struggling.. Counseling helped him begin to heal and take on the challenges of being a single parent while moving forward from a heartbroken man to someone who is happier and more hopeful about the future without his wife.

Planned Giving

In addition to gifts of cash, Family Counseling Services also accepts gifts of securities, charitable remainder trusts, life insurance, real estate and IRAs.

Your planned gift to Family Counseling Services can have an impact that extends beyond your lifetime — helping to ensure professional behavioral counseling is available for ALL, regardless of their economic circumstances.

To discuss the options for planned giving, please reach out to Lynn Momberger, Executive Director of Family Counseling Services, at (815) 962-5585. She is available to discuss options with donors and their estate planning advisors in confidence.