Educational Advocacy Services


Services Available:

* Advocacy and Support

* Parent Workshops

* Family Fun Events

* Parent Training

* Turning 5 Workshops

* Recreational Programs


Let our advocates help you with:

* Advocating for your child’s right to a Free and Appropriate Public Education in the Least Restrictive Environment (appropriate services, proper placement, frequency and duration of services, group size, or private school).

* “Turning 5” Specialists

* Reviewing reports and evaluations with you, providing detailed explanations.

* Attendance and Representation for your child at:
IEP Meetings
Resolution Meetings
Impartial Hearings

* Assessing and developing goals.* Developing and writing impartial hearing requests; preparing evidence packages, appeals, and answers to appeals.

* Explaining how the results of your child’s evaluations impact your child’s learning process.


 Private Consultation Available

Let FHF teach you the system, the law, your childs rights, and your parental rights.

Learn all about your childsIEP”.  Learn how to effectively advocate for your child!

The special education system is a confusing and intricate maze. Let the experienced advocates at FHF guide you down the correct path to your child’s success!

 Dont be aloneNever feel confused, lost, or overwhelmed again.

Remember, with FHF, you ALWAYS have an Angel on your shoulder!

Andrea Anna Lella, CEO & Program Director
Families Helping Families Resource and Recreation Center
112 (B) Petrus Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10312

E-Mail:        (718) 227-2171        Web Site:

New York State Education Department approved, 501 (c)(3) not for profit agency.

All donations are fully tax deductible.