Counseling offered by


The Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Brooklyn, Ltd. (FIAO), an IRS 501©3 not for profit organization, offering community based counseling services. Our experienced counselors are here to help you navigate life’s challenges, we provide a safe and confidential space to talk. These programs are offered free of charge to the community. 

Get the support you need, for free.

Available To All

Don’t let financial barriers stop you from seeking the help you deserve. FIAO offers free counseling services to the community so that everyone can access the support they need to thrive. Take advantage of this opportunity and prioritize your mental health today.

It Starts With You

Strong individuals make strong communities. By offering counseling services, FIAO helps individuals develop resilience and strength to overcome life’s challenges. Join us in building a more resilient neighborhood today.

Build a stronger community

FIAO Services

Support Offering

FIAO’s high quality services empower all residents by providing information, assistance, counseling and/or referral to government agencies. These services include assistance in all of the following items listed below.

  • Access-A-Ride
  • Adjustment of Status
  • (I-130, I-131, I-485, I-864, I-765)
  • Adult Mental Health Counseling
  • Birth, Marriage & Death Certificate Translations
  • Citizenship & Immigration Applications (N-400)
  • Counseling
  • Epic Medicare Part D
  • General Questions & Referrals
  • HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) Applications
  • Immigration Renewal of Residency Card (I-90)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare Savings Program
  • Public Assistance
  • Renewal of American Passport
  • SCHE (Senior Citizen Homeowner Exemption)
  • Section 8 Applications & Renewals
  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

Support FIAO

FIAO is committed to promoting and preserving the Italian-American culture, providing educational opportunities to youth, and offering essential social services to those in need. With your help, we can continue to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals and families in our community. Whether you make a one-time donation or become a monthly supporter, your contribution will help FIAO continue its vital work. Join us in making a difference and supporting our mission today!