LABOR DAY 9/7

Friends of Firefighters is closed Monday in observance of Labor Day. Call our 24/7 Crisis Hotline at 1-866-339-7717.

LISTEN, PROTECT, AND CONNECT WORKSHOP 9/8

With the 9/11 anniversary upon us, we are reminded that a crisis can occur at any time. Learn how to support people who have experienced a disaster or crisis in the engaging “Listen, Protect, and Connect” Workshop at FoF on September 8. More information here. Please RSVP.

ON THE ARM BREAKFAST 9/9

September’s Breakfast will be Wednesday, September 9. Active and retired FDNY firefighters and families: stop by between 8-11 for made to order breakfast prepared by retired FDNY firefighters.

FALL GALA JOURNAL AD EXTENSION TO 9/14

The deadline to submit your journal ad for our 8th Annual Fall Gala has been extended to Monday, 9/14.

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.

A reminder of the changes in services, effective this summer and fall; more details here

DAILY:
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:
Closed for Labor Day

TUESDAY:
Peak Performance (using Biofeedback) / 10AM – 3PM / Brooklyn / By Appointment
Counseling / Staten Island / 10AM – 6PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Brooklyn / 9AM – 5PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Woodbury / 1PM – 5PM / By Appointment

WEDNESDAY:
Acupuncture / Staten Island / 1PM – 4PM / By Appointment (Note new hours)
Acupuncture / Brooklyn / 10AM – 4PM / By Appointment
Financial Guidance / Bronx / 9-11AM & 5-7PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Bronx / 12PM – 6PM / By Appointment No counseling in the Bronx this week. New hours of 12-6PM begin next week.
Counseling / Brooklyn / 9AM – 5PM / By Appointment There is no Brooklyn counseling this Wednesday
Counseling / Manhattan / Flexible Hours / By Appointment
Yoga with Felecia / Staten Island / 10:15 – 11:15AM There will be no yoga in Staten Island this month

THURSDAY:
Acupuncture / Manhattan / 10AM – 7PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Queens / 9AM – 5PM / By Appointment
Counseling / Brooklyn / 9AM – 5PM / By Appointment There is no Brooklyn counseling this Thursday
Yoga with Cecilia & Friends / Rockaway Park / 7:30 – 8:30PM FoF’s Thursday night Queens yoga class will be moved outdoors to Tribute Park at 6PM this week and will be in honor of those lost on 9/11. A suggested donation is being asked for in support of the park, no need to sign up, mats not provided. Weekly 7:30PM class at Mrs. Elaine’s School of Dance will resume 9/17.

FRIDAY:
Peak Performance (using Biofeedback) / Manhattan / 10AM – 1PM / By Appointment
Acupuncture / Staten Island / 1PM – 4PM / By Appointment (Note new hours)
Counseling / Brooklyn / By Appointment There is no Brooklyn counseling this Friday
Counseling / Manhattan / Flexible Hours / By Appointment

Thanks to the van Ameringen Foundation, we are able to offer expanded mental health hours in Manhattan, Woodbury, and Brooklyn