Building Resilience in Essex Families

About Us

Welcome to BRIEF

Annual Member Agreements Forms

Youth & Family

Nothing about us without us

Capacity Building

Trainings for staff, parents, and more

Early Childhood

Mental Health and Family Support

School Aged

Social Emotional Learning


Community Conversations and More

Who is Building Resilience in Essex Families?

A growing coalition of service providers, families, and community members
focused on prevention.

The BRIEF Coalition convenes leaders from across Essex County’s System of Care:

Adirondack Community Action Program, Inc*
Essex County Community Services*
Essex County Department of Social Services*
Essex County Health Department Public Health, WIC, and Children’s Services Units*
Essex County Mental Health*
Essex County Probation Department*
Families First of Essex County, Inc.*
Family Member Representatives*
Substance Abuse Prevention Team of Essex County, Inc (The Prevention Team)*
Adirondack Birth to Three Alliance
Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance
Bridges to Empowerment Mentorship Program
Champlain Valley Educational Services (CVES) BOSES
Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH)
Child Advocacy Center
Child Care Coordinating Council of the North Country, Prevention Services
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Essex County
CVES Mineville Campus
Essex County Board of Supervisors
Essex County School Districts
Essex County Youth Advocate Program
Essex County Youth Bureau
Family Forever Adoptive and Kinship Families
Fidelis Care Quality Improvement
Hudson Headwaters Health Network
Mental Health Association of Essex County
Mountain Lake Services
North Country School-Age Family & Community Engagement (FACE) Center
NY Office of Mental Health
Plattsburgh Primary Care Pediatrics
Sameritan House
St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment & Recovery Centers
Steppingstone Psychological Services
Stop DV
Town of Lewis
United Way – ADK 211
Young Adult Member Representatives

(List updated January 2023)

*members of BRIEF Executive Committee

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