Thrive University

THRIVE University provides FREE education and training for Certified Recovery Peer Advocates who are new to and/or working in the field.  Our experienced team of professionals develops trainings based on feedback from those in the field and the community partners we work with.

THRIVE University hosts weekly Professional Support Groups for CRPAs working in the field, facilitated by an LCSW-R.  These groups provide a safe place to discuss challenges and receive support from your colleagues.


Our Operating Agencies

Family & Children’s Association (FCA) leads the operations and oversight of THRIVE Recovery Community and Outreach Center in partnership with the Long Island Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (LICADD), Long Island Recovery Association (LIRA), and Families in Support of Treatment (F.I.S.T.). THRIVE is funded by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and through private contributions.