a happy family that participated in The EMPOWER- Family & Neighborhood Support Partnership

FNSP Goals

The EMPOWER- Family & Neighborhood Support Partnership provides services to children, ages birth to 18 years old (22 years old for participants with disabilities) and their families, who live in the cities of Miami Gardens, North Miami Beach, and Opa-Locka and who have multiple or complex risk factors and needs.

The EMPOWER- FNSP goals are to:

  • Prevent and Reduce Child Abuse or Neglect
  • Reduce Chronic Absenteeism and Truancy
  • Improve Child/Youth Behavior or Mental Health Problems
  • Improve Child/Youth Academic Performance
  • Decrease Exposure to Trauma/Violence
  • Improve Parental Mental Health
  • Increase and Build Upon Family Strengths

The EMPOWER- FNSP activities include:

  • Screenings and Assessments
  • Care Coordination
  • Family Stabilization Funding
  • Educational and Behavioral Health Services
  • One-on-One Tutoring
  • Psychoeducational Evaluations
  • Individual and Family Counseling using the Culturally Informed and Flexible Family-Based Treatment for Adolescents (CIFFTA) evidence-based model.

The EMPOWER Counseling Program offers assistance and guidance in resolving personal, social and psychological problems. The goal of the EMPOWER- Counseling Program is to provide evidence–based individualized and clinical intervention services for youth and their families, who are experiencing challenges with mental health and/or substance abuse.

EYI offer the following behavioral health services:

  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Telehealth
  • Culturally Informed and Flexible Family Based Treatment for Adolescents (CIFFTA)
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Family Bereavement Support
  • Conveniently Located Sites
  • In-home Services Available
  • Afternoon, Evening and Weekend Hours Available