FCS Mentoring Program

This one-on-one service provides a positive role model to children who may need a friend and counselor.

The FCS Mentoring Program exists to provide youth in need of additional support or who exhibit emotional or behavioral difficulties which may interfere with their ability to interact appropriately, a positive role model. Mentoring is provided by mental health professionals.

Mentoring Services Include:

  • Education

  • Training

  • Conflict resolution

  • Career planning

  • Behavior modification

  • Independent living skills

  • Social/recreational activities

For more information or to begin services, call 703-817-9890

Frequently Asked Questions

What is mentoring?

Mentoring is provided by staff who are experienced with at-risk youth, 4-21 years of age. Mentors serve as supportive positive role models for youth who may exhibit emotional or social behavioral difficulties which may interfere with their ability to interact appropriately within the community.

Services may include: advocacy, role modeling, education/vocational/career planning, conflict resolution, behavior modification, independent living/life skills and social/recreational activities. Mentors create client specific treatment plans based on needs identified by the client’s case manager and treatment team.

Where are mentoring services offered?

Mentoring can be done in the home, in the community, or in one of our offices located in Chantilly and Woodbridge, Virginia.

How long does mentoring last?

Mentors meet with the client for a minimum of 3 hours per week for a period of 6-12 months.

What are your hours?

Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. However, we offer mentoring appointments in the evenings and weekends as well. These hours vary depending on the counselor. FCA observes all federal holidays and is therefore closed on the following days: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday, Washington’s Birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Do you accept insurance?

Unfortunately, insurance does not cover mentoring services. Please call 703-817-9890 for more information regarding insurance and pricing. FCS accepts multiple forms of payment for services, including: VISA, MasterCard, cash and check.

How do I make an appointment?

For more information or to make an appointment, please call the office and speak with our administrative assistant at 703-817-9890. You may also fill out and submit our online contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.