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Internet Counseling Program

The programs within the FoF Internet Counseling Program are now mobile friendly! Access the free and confidential programs on your computer, cell phone, or tablet on your own schedule.

ICP addresses common behavioral issues such as

insomnia
depression
anxiety
substance abuse
OCD

Get started at http://fof.cobaltcbt.com

8 out of 10 Internet Counseling Program users experience improved health
 

Monday, June 29: This Week at FoF

INDEPENDENCE DAY / CLOSED JULY 3
We will be closed this Friday in observance of the 4th of July. If you are an active or retired FDNY firefighter and find yourself in crisis, call our 24/7 Crisis Hotline at 1-866-339-7717.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Friends of Firefighters Summer Day

Friday, July 24, 12-4PM at Fort Tilden, Queens
A day of fun for the whole FDNY community. More info and tickets here.

8th Annual Fall Gala

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 6PM at The Well Public House, Brooklyn
More info and journal ad opportunities here.
EXPANDED SERVICES
Thanks to the van Ameringen Foundation, we are able to offer expanded mental health hours. The following are effective July 1:

- In addition to Mondays and Thursdays in Queens, Lauren Johnson, LMFT, will have appointments available in Manhattan Mondays and Wednesdays and in Woodbury on Tuesdays.

- In addition to Mondays in Brooklyn and Wednesdays in the Bronx, Justin Kennard, LCSW, will have appointments available in Brooklyn on Tuesdays.

Contact us to make an appointment for these or any other services.
SERVICES
Services are offered to FDNY firefighters and their family members free of charge in all 5 boroughs. Below is an overview by day – visit our services page for more information.

DAILY:
Counseling / Brooklyn / By appointment
Internet Counseling Program / Accessible from anywhere at any time
On the Line 24/7 Crisis Hotline 1-866-339-7717 / Accessible from anywhere at any time
Peer Support Program / Contact FoF to be connected

MONDAY:
Peak Performance (using Biofeedback) / 10AM – 3PM / Brooklyn / By Appointment
Counseling / Staten Island / 11AM – 6PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Queens / 11AM – 5PM / By Appointment
Acupuncture / Brooklyn / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Women’s Support Group / Staten Island / 4PM / By Appointment
Financial Guidance / Brooklyn / 10AM – 3PM / […]

FoF Summer Day

Join us!

Monday, June 22: This Week at FoF

PENSION WORKSHOP / JUNE 25
Pension & Retirement Workshop at FoF Thursday, June 25 from 10AM-12PM with Albert Connolly, Deputy Director, FDNY Pension & Payroll Bureau & Karen Donnelly, FoF Financial Guidance Program. Open to FDNY firefighters and your family members. Limited spots available – RSVP to info@friendsoffirefighters.org or 718-643-0980.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Friends of Firefighters Summer Day

Friday, July 24, 12-4PM at Fort Tilden, Queens
A day of fun for the whole FDNY community. More info and tickets here.

8th Annual Fall Gala

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 6PM at The Well Public House, Brooklyn
More info and journal ad opportunities here.
SERVICES
Services are offered to FDNY firefighters and their family members free of charge in all 5 boroughs. Below is an overview by day – visit our services page for more information.

DAILY:
Counseling / Brooklyn / By appointment
Internet Counseling Program / Accessible from anywhere at any time
On the Line 24/7 Crisis Hotline 1-866-339-7717 / Accessible from anywhere at any time
Peer Support Program / Contact FoF to be connected

MONDAY:
Peak Performance (using Biofeedback) / 10AM – 3PM / Brooklyn / By Appointment
Counseling / Staten Island / 11AM – 6PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Queens / 11AM – 5PM / By Appointment
Acupuncture / Brooklyn / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Women’s Support Group / Staten Island / 4PM / By Appointment
Financial Guidance / Brooklyn / 10AM – 3PM / By appointment

TUESDAY:
Peak Performance (using Biofeedback) / 10AM – 3PM / Brooklyn / By Appointment
Counseling / Staten Island / 10AM – 6PM / By Appointment

WEDNESDAY:
Acupuncture / 10AM – 1PM / Staten Island / By Appointment
Acupuncture / Brooklyn / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Financial Guidance / Bronx / 9-11AM & 5-7PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Bronx / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Yoga with Felecia / Staten Island / […]

Pension Workshop / Albert Connolly & Karen Donnelly

Monday, June 15: This Week at FoF

UPCOMING WORKSHOP / JUNE 25
Pension & Retirement Workshop at FoF Thursday, June 25 from 10AM-12PM with Albert Connolly, Deputy Director, FDNY Pension & Payroll Bureau & Karen Donnelly, FoF Financial Guidance Program. Open to FDNY firefighters and your family members. Limited spots available – RSVP to info@friendsoffirefighters.org or 718-643-0980.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Friends of Firefighters Summer Day

Friday, July 24, 12-4PM at Fort Tilden, Queens
A day of fun for the whole FDNY community. More info and tickets here.

8th Annual Fall Gala

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 6PM at The Well Public House, Brooklyn
More info and journal ad opportunities here.
SERVICES
Services are offered to FDNY firefighters and their family members free of charge in all 5 boroughs. Below is an overview by day – visit our services page for more information.

DAILY:
Counseling / Brooklyn / By appointment
Internet Counseling Program / Accessible from anywhere at any time
On the Line 24/7 Crisis Hotline 1-866-339-7717 / Accessible from anywhere at any time
Peer Support Program / Contact FoF to be connected

MONDAY:
Peak Performance (using Biofeedback) / 10AM – 3PM / Brooklyn / By Appointment
Counseling / Staten Island / 11AM – 6PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Queens / 11AM – 5PM / By Appointment
Acupuncture / Brooklyn / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Women’s Support Group / Staten Island / 4PM / By Appointment
Financial Guidance / Brooklyn / 10AM – 3PM / By appointment

TUESDAY:
Peak Performance (using Biofeedback) / 10AM – 3PM / Brooklyn / By Appointment
Counseling / Staten Island / 10AM – 6PM / By Appointment

WEDNESDAY:
Acupuncture / 10AM – 1PM / Staten Island / By Appointment
Acupuncture / Brooklyn / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Financial Guidance / Bronx / 9-11AM & 5-7PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Bronx / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Yoga with Felecia / Staten Island / […]

Monday, June 8: This Week at FoF

SAVE THE DATES!
Friends of Firefighters Summer Day

Friday, July 24, 12-4PM at Fort Tilden, Queens
A day of fun for the whole FDNY community. More details to follow.

8th Annual Fall Gala

Thursday, October 15, 2015, 6PM at The Well Public House, Brooklyn
More info under “Upcoming Events”
ON THE ARM BREAKFAST / JUNE 10
Stop by FoF this Wednesday between 8-11AM for a made to order breakfast prepared by retired FDNY firefighters.
Breakfasts, prepared by FDNY firefighters, are held monthly for active and retired FDNY firefighters and your family members. Stop by between 8-11AM this Wednesday for a full breakfast – eggs, pancakes, french toast, bacon, pastries, potatoes, you name it! – and good company around the kitchen table.
SERVICES
Services are offered to FDNY firefighters and their family members free of charge in all 5 boroughs. Below is an overview by day – visit our services page for more information.

DAILY:
Counseling / Brooklyn / By appointment
Internet Counseling Program / Accessible from anywhere at any time
On the Line 24/7 Crisis Hotline 1-866-339-7717 / Accessible from anywhere at any time
Peer Support Program / Contact FoF to be connected

MONDAY:
Biofeedback / 10AM – 3PM / Brooklyn / By Appointment
Counseling / Staten Island / 11AM – 6PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Queens / 11AM – 5PM / By Appointment
Acupuncture / Brooklyn / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Women’s Support Group / Staten Island / 4PM / By Appointment
Financial Guidance / Brooklyn / 10AM – 3PM / By appointment

TUESDAY:
Biofeedback / 10AM – 3PM / Brooklyn / By Appointment
Counseling / Staten Island / 10AM – 6PM / By Appointment

WEDNESDAY:
Acupuncture / 10AM – 1PM / Staten Island / By Appointment
Acupuncture / Brooklyn / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Financial Guidance / Bronx / 9-11AM & 5-7PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Bronx / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Yoga with Felecia / […]

Monday, June 1: This Week at FoF

SERVICES
Services are offered to FDNY firefighters and their family members free of charge in all 5 boroughs. Below is an overview by day – visit our services page for more information.

DAILY:
Counseling / Brooklyn / By appointment
Internet Counseling Program / Accessible from anywhere at any time
On the Line 24/7 Crisis Hotline 1-866-339-7717 / Accessible from anywhere at any time
Peer Support Program / Contact FoF to be connected

MONDAY:
Biofeedback / 10AM – 3PM / Brooklyn / By Appointment
Counseling / Staten Island / 11AM – 6PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Queens / 11AM – 5PM / By Appointment
Acupuncture / Brooklyn / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Women’s Support Group / Staten Island / 4PM / By Appointment
Financial Guidance / Brooklyn / 10AM – 3PM / By appointment

TUESDAY:
Biofeedback / 10AM – 3PM / Brooklyn / By Appointment
Counseling / Staten Island / 10AM – 6PM / By Appointment

WEDNESDAY:
Acupuncture / 10AM – 1PM / Staten Island / By Appointment
Acupuncture / Brooklyn / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Financial Guidance / Bronx / 9-11AM & 5-7PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Bronx / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Yoga with Felecia / Staten Island / 10:15 – 11:15AM

THURSDAY:
Acupuncture / Manhattan / 10AM – 7PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Queens / 9AM – 5PM / By Appointment
Yoga with Cecilia & Friends / Rockaway Park / 7:30 – 8:30PM (new day for the summer!)

FRIDAY:
Biofeedback / Manhattan / 10AM – 1PM / By Appointment
Acupuncture / Staten Island / 10AM – 1PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Brooklyn / By Appointment