FOCUS programs provide an array of services to Essex County Residents which include adult basic education, employment & training services, senior’s services, emergency assistance, and nutrition programs. It also provides provide quality educational services for children before, and after school, and during the summer months as well as one-on-one counseling sessions for families and children. Parenting workshops and referral services are also available to those families that need temporary or permanent assistance such as housing. The objective of all program is to provide youth & families with enriching experiences that broaden their perspectives, improve their socialization, and enhance their skills to improve their overall quality of life. Also, provide the members of our community the tools needed to empower, help grow, and become self-sufficient.