Press Releases

Press Releases

Felton PREP and BEAM San Mateo Graduates Celebrate!

Felton PREP and BEAM San Mateo Graduates Celebrate!
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 19, 2017) — Graduates of Felton Institute’s PREP (Prevention and Recovery in Early Psychosis) and BEAM (Bipolar Disorder Early Assessment and Management) programs, that serve youth between the ages of...Read More »

NAMI San Francisco Honors Felton President & CEO Al Gilbert with Champion Award - Guest Speaker Zak Williams Encourages Advocacy & Education

NAMI San Francisco Honors Felton President & CEO Al Gilbert with Champion Award
Guest Speaker Zak Williams Encourages Advocacy & Education
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 28, 2016) — On October 27, 2016, Felton Institute President and CEO Al Gilbert was awarded the first...Read More »

Felton Institute Presents at International Consortium on Hallucination Research (ICHR) Conference in Chicago

Felton Institute Presents at International Consortium on Hallucination Research (ICHR) Conference in Chicago. 
Felton Institute Presents at International Consortium on Hallucination Research (ICHR) Conference in Chicago
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (September 29, 2016) — Felton Institute staff has just returned from the International Consortium on Hallucination Research (ICHR) satellite conference. From September 25-28, 2016, researchers from nine...Read More »

Felton Institute Presents at the International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA) in Milan, Italy

Felton Institute Presents at the International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA) in Milan, Italy. 
Felton Institute Presents at the International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA) in Milan, Italy
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 23, 2016) — Felton President and CEO Al Gilbert and Research and CCOR™ (Client-Centered Outcomes Research in Public Mental Health) Director Dr. Nev Jones have returned...Read More »

Felton’s Early Care and Education Programs Serving More Children than Ever with Three New Sites

Felton’s Early Care and Education Programs Serving More Children than Ever with Three New Sites
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (September 1, 2016) — Felton’s Early Care and Education Programs (ECE) opened three new sites this summer, an expansion that makes it possible for Felton...Read More »

Felton Institute's Family Developmental Center's Magali Valdez-Robles receives a First 5 Excellence in Teaching Award

Felton Institute’s Family Developmental Center’s Magali Valdez-Robles receives a First 5 Excellence in Teaching Award
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 3, 2016) — Felton Institute extends hearty congratulations to Magali ValdezRobles, who was recently recognized by First Five San Francisco for her teaching excellence,...Read More »

Felton Institute Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Foster Grandparent Program & Honors Senior Companions

Felton Institute Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Foster Grandparent Program & Honors Senior Companions

Mayor Ed Lee declares January 14, 2016, Foster Grandparent Program Day

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (January 14, 2016) — Felton Institute: Family Service Agency of San Francisco’s commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Foster Grandparent Program and 41st...Read More »

Dr. H. Westley Clark Joins Stellar Team as Newest Member of Felton Institute's Board of Directors

Dr. H. Westley Clark Joins Stellar Team as Newest Member of Felton Institute’s Board of Directors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 25, 2015) — Felton Institute is proud to announce that Dr. H. Westley Clark, Dean’s Executive Professor of Public Health at Santa Clara University, in Santa Clara, California, is the newest...Read More »


National Council for Behavioral Health Awards Felton Institute’s PREP Program Coordinator of Peer and Family Support Services with the Prestigious Peer Specialist of the Year Award for Excellence in Mental Health

The National Council for Behavioral Health Awards Felton Institute’s PREP Program Coordinator of Peer and Family Support Services with the Prestigious Peer Specialist of the Year Award for Excellence in Mental Health

Honorees to Receive the Inspiring Hope Awards on April 21, 2015, in Orlando, Florida

SAN FRANCISCO, CA ( April 21, 2015)...Read More »


Felton Institute Celebrates 125 Years of Continuous Service at 1st Annual Kitty Felton Awards Founder Remembered with Ceremony Honoring Richard Van Horn for Outstanding Achievement in Human Services

Felton Institute Celebrates 125 Years of Continuous Service at 1st Annual Kitty Felton Awards Founder Remembered with Ceremony Honoring Richard Van Horn for Outstanding Achievement in Human Services

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (October 23, 2014) ─ Award‐winning Felton Institute celebrated 125 years of uninterrupted service to low‐income and under‐served children, youth, families,...Read More »


A Time for Thanksgiving: Felton Institute Offers New Hope for the Holidays

A TIME FOR THANKSGIVING: FELTON INSTITUTE OFFERS NEW HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Family Gatherings are When New Personal Challenges and Mental  Health Needs are Often Revealed

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (November 26, 2014) ─ For Yohana Quiroz, Felton Institute’s Children, Youth and Family Division Director, Thanksgiving is more than a yearly event. It...Read More »


Felton Institute Debuts

Family Service Agency of San Francisco, one of San Francisco’s Oldest and Largest Social Service Organizations, is Changing its Name to Felton Institute

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (July 18, 2014) ­After 125 years of continuous service to San Francisco and greater Bay Area, Family Service Agency of San Francisco (FSA) is transitioning...Read More »


The National Council for Behavioral Health and Eli Lilly and Company Award The Felton Institute’s PREP Program with a Prestigious Inspiring Hope Award for Excellence in Mental Health

Honorees to Share their Stories at a Special Awards Ceremony on May 6, 2014, in Washington, D.C. featuring Guest Speaker, Former Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 6, 2014) ─ The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) will honor the Felton Institute’s PREP (Prevention and Recovery...Read More »


$1.5 Million Award from PCORI Study to Family Service Agency of San Francisco’s Felton Institute

Family Service Agency of San Francisco’s Felton Institute Receives $1.5 Million Award from PCORI Study will Evaluate a Tool for Patients and their Caregivers to Make Better Informed Decisions on Care

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 24, 2013) ─ The Patient‐Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved a $1.5 million research award...Read More »


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