Newark Office

274 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103 

Kearny Office

379 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ 07032

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2021 By the Numbers

  • Intakes: 153

  • Mental Health Individuals: 2,255

  • Substance Abuse Individuals: 346

  • Psychiatric Evaluations: 77

  • Medication Monitoring: 386

Family Service Bureau of Newark



Our Mission

Family Service Bureau’s (FSB) mission is to preserve, educate, support, strengthen and enrich family life through prevention, intervention and community education programs that assist families, children and individuals.

FSB has been serving the needs of the community since 1882. It is a Licensed Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Center, welcoming the use of medication assisted treatment and psychiatric intervention. FSB aims to provide each consumer with the resources needed to improve their quality of life.

Services offered:

Substance Use Disorder Treatment

  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
    • 1 Group a week (Standard Outpatient, ASAM Level 1)
    • 3 Groups a week (Intensive Outpatient, ASAM Level 2.1)
  • Co-Occurring Treatment

Mental Health Level 1 Treatment

  • Individual Therapy (Standard Outpatient)

Psychiatric services with Medication Monitoring

Family and Couples Counseling

Anger Management Group (Click for flyer)

Domestic Violence Counseling

Parenting Skills Group

Telehealth (Click for flyer)
Family Crisis Intervention Unit (FCIU) (Click for flyer)

The Family Crisis Intervention Unit (FCIU) handles cases in which the behavior of the juvenile, parent, guardian or other family member constitutes a behavioral issue, a threat or conflict with the juvenile for reasons other than delinquency. Examples of some cases have involved parent/child conflict, conflict within the home setting, mental health or behavioral issues or a pattern of unauthorized absences from the school. FCIU consists of eight counseling sessions including the initial assessment. The goal during this time is to help the individual and/or family gain insight into their behavior through skill-building and reinforcement of positive behaviors both in and out of counseling. Services include the following:

  • Initial assessment/Treatment plan
  • Individual Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Case Management

Items to Provide for Intake:

  • ID: state, passport, or birth certificate
  • Proof of Income: Paystub or W2, Social Security benefits letter, unemployment statement, etc.
  • Insurance Card (front and back)
  • Medical History with list of medications
  • Any other pertinent information

What to Expect at Intake:

The entire intake process can take up to 1 ½ hours to complete.

Insurance Accepted:

  • Medicaid

We do not accept Medicare or Third-Party Insurance. We do provide a sliding fee scale based on your income.

Payment Methods Accepted:

  • Cash
  • Money Order
  • PayPal


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