April is World Autism Awareness Month. Info from the UN.



The health and safety of our employees and community remain our top priority during this time public health challenge with COVID-19. We are keeping you updated so you know what we are doing to help you stay safe, healthy and connected. 

  1. We have suspended all face-to-face visits until further notice to ensure the safety of our team members and families we serve.
  2. We want families to stay connected to our network of supports, such as 1:1 Peer support and workshops so we will be using Zoom Logo video conferencing.

Zoom can be accessed from any electronic device by downloading the Zoom app at play store on android devices or app store on IOS devices.

We are committed to staying connected with you during this challenging time.

Wishing you health and hope,
Hazeline Pilgrim,
Executive Director


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Family Support Organization of Essex County is a family-centered, family-driven nonprofit organization that provides peer support, education and advocacy for parents of children who have emotional, behavioral, mental health, substance use, intellectual and developmental challenges.

Our goal is to empower parents and caregivers to take control of their lives by building on their strengths and supporting them as needed. We work with other agencies to strengthen families in order to keep youth safe and healthy in their homes and communities.