Family & Children’s Services Joins the Foothold Community

We are excited to announce the addition of Family & Children’s Services to the Foothold Community. Founded in 1893, Family & Children’s Services is an independent nonprofit behavioral health and social service agency based in Elizabeth, NJ. Its mission is to strengthen families and individuals by providing comprehensive personalized behavioral health and social services with a priority on serving those most vulnerable. Family & Children’s Services offers a wide array of innovative and quality child welfare, behavioral health, and family services to children, youth, and adults of all ages. Through its Human Services software, Foothold Technology is committed to helping providers of human services gain ground in their missions by freeing their staff from the burdens of record-keeping.

About Foothold Technology
Foothold Technology offers web-based software developed specifically for behavioral health and human service providers. More than 600 agencies across the nation count on Foothold’s AWARDS software to manage services including Mental Health, Alcohol & Substance Abuse, Developmental Disabilities, Homeless & Housing, Employment & Training, Youth & Family, and more. With origins and roots in social services, AWARDS is a complete Electronic Health Record that also supports administrative activities, including facilities maintenance, human resources, scheduling and alerts, audit reports, and automated billing. AWARDS is certified for Meaningful Use. For more information, visit