Welcome to the National Family Support Technical Assistance Center
Providing Support for Families
The purpose of the NFSTAC is to advance positive partnerships between families and providers to promote stronger and more sustainable outcomes for families and their children across the lifespan.
About the National Family Support Technical Assistance Center
The National Family Support Technical Assistance Center (NFSTAC) is the nation’s first Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) funded Center of Excellence
focused on supporting families and caregivers of children, regardless of their age,
who experience serious mental illness and/or substance use disorders.
The National Family Support Technical Assistance Center of Excellence (COE)
Grant # 1H79F6000160-Fam-CoE is funded by SAMHSA.
The NFSTAC Team
The NFSTAC is led by the National Federation of Families, a family-run organization, in partnership with the Partnership to End Addiction, C4 Innovations, SAFE Project, and Boston University. The Center’s approach is anchored by the underlying principle that families play a vital role in supporting their loved ones and are the experts regarding their family support needs.
The National Family Support Technical Assistance Center (NFSTAC) provides resources, training and technical assistance to families/caregivers and the providers and organizations who serve them. This includes, but is not limited to:
Mental Health and Substance Use Information
Training for Families and Professionals
Mental Health and Substance Use Lifespan Resources
Connection to Family Support Services
Certification of Family Peer Specialists
Technical Assistance for Organizations
For technical assistance and training needs, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.