Sara Jenike Promoted to Therapeutic Mentoring Supervisor at Children’s Friend and Family Services

Sara Jenike has been appointed Therapeutic Mentoring Supervisor at Children’s Friend and Family Services (Children’s Friend). Prior to her promotion, Jenike was an Outpatient Clinician at Children’s Friend and Clinician at CASTLE (Clean and Sober Teens Living Empowered) at Highpoint Treatment Center. She also served as a Counselor, Mentor Supervisor and Research Assistant at agencies […] Read more »

Children’s Friend and Family Services Honors National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week at its Salem, Lynn, Lawrence and Cape Ann Sites

Children’s Friend and Family Services (Children’s Friend), which provides mental health services for over 3,000 families throughout Essex County and Merrimack Valley, will honor National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week May 1 – 7, 2016. “Children’s Friend will proudly support  National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week at its Salem, Lynn, Gloucester and Lawrence sites. This […] Read more »

Children’s Friend and Family Services Hosts Career Night for Youth Mentoring Matches





Children’s Friend and Family Services (Children’s Friend)  Youth Mentoring Program recently hosted a Career Night for mentoring matches at its main office in Salem. Participants learned about different career paths that community members have had and have an opportunity to ask questions. 

Children’s Friend Mentoring Program proudly welcomed 14 presenters including: Joanna Louf and two […] Read more »

Seniors Warm Hearts at Children’s Friend and Family Services

Seniors from the Senior Care Project Warm Friends Retired and Senior Volunteer Program created sweaters, hats and blankets for families of Children’s Friend and Family Services. “We were so grateful to the seniors from the Senior Care Project Warm Friends Retired and Senior Volunteer Program who helped keep our families warm this winter. Their beautiful creations warmed […] Read more »

Children’s Friend and Family Services Hosts Employee Appreciation Breakfast

Children’s Friend and Family Services hosted an Employee Appreciation Breakfast early this fall. Keynote speaker Catherine A. Sanderson, PhD, Department of Psychology at Amherst College, gave an inspirational talk about the “Science of Happiness” to a captive audience of almost 200 full and part-time employees. Sanderson received a bachelor’s degree in psychology, with a specialization […] Read more »