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Welcome to HFS

Harlem Family Services Non-Profit Organization, in partnership with Harlem Family Institute brings you The Margaret Morgan Lawrence Center for Family and Child Development located in Harlem.  Providing in person and virtual services.

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Child, Adult, Family Consultation and Wellness

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The Margaret Morgan Lawrence Center for Family and Child Development

The mission of Harlem Family Services (HFS) is to help young children, adolescents, young adults, and families in need by offering free or affordable, trauma and socioculturally-informed short- and long-term therapy, in person or virtual, through our clinic as well as in neighborhood schools, community centers, houses of worship, working closely with community educators, especially in underserved areas that include work with the poor and medically indigent.

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OPENING SOON

Dr. Margaret Morgan Lawrence

The center is dedicated to the memory of Margaret Morgan Lawrence, MD, a founding Board member of the Harlem Family Institute and the first African-American woman pediatrician and psychoanalyst. Powered by the grief and pain of losing her brother, Dr. Lawrence set out to create change in medical and mental health care. Pioneering as the first of many accomplishments as a woman of color, she paved the way to situations, to learn to garner their inner strength, and make something powerful to return to the community. That is the essence and vision of HFS. It is an honor to carry on Dr. Lawrence’s vision for the communities she committed herself. Expanding the institute’s reach.

Promoting Mental Well Being

HFS will provide the full range of psychological/social-emotional and psychiatric evaluations, including administration and management of psychotropic medication as needed in the Harlem Community located at the Margaret Morgan Lawrence Center for Family and Child Development.

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Finding life balance, creating positive routines, improving quality of life, receive support from professionals, discovering solutions for personal, professional, and social aspects of your life.

Individuals or groups who may benefit...

Parents & their Children

Foster Care

Immigrant Families

Community Mental Health Frontline Healthcare Professionals

Educators/Teachers

Law Enforcement & Legal Professionals

Clergy

Community-based Advocates

Your Journey Starts Here

PLEASE FILL OUT THE BELOW INTAKE FORM TO HELP BETTER SUPPORT YOUR NEEDS

CONSULTATION CALL

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Available Now

Connect with a professional today. No camera? No problem. Please fill the intake form (link button above). A professional will reach out to you within 1-2 business days.

CONSULTATION-VIRTUAL

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Available Now

Connect with a professional today from the comfort of your own home.Please fill the intake form (link button above). A professional will reach out to you within 1-2 business days.

PARENT GROUPS

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Coming this Spring

Do you need support navigating the stressors or parenting? Parent groups are a supportive tool in connecting with other parents with similar sentiments, learning, and building together stronger families and communities. 

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