Family First Community Services, LLC (FFCS) was established in December 2006 to serve children/families in the community. The driving force behind the development of FFCS was a vision to create a model community based program that would serve clients with mental health/substance abuse challenges in North Carolina. Since then, the company has expanded to provide variety of services to child/adolescent/adults with Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and/or Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in Mecklenburg County and other catchment areas.
Family First Community Services, LLC is accredited by CARF International.
About the Owners and Directors:
Viva Jordan received a Master’s Degree in Sociology from University of North Carolina at Charlotte and Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Johnson C. University. Ms. Jordan has worked for Mecklenburg County Area Mental Health in various capacities and private organizations as a Manager/Director to Implement and Monitor Child/Adolescent Programs for over 20 years. She currently serves as a Director of Programs at FFCS and provides administrative supervision to all clinical programs.
Michiko Dowdy obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Mrs. Dowdy has worked with individuals with Mental Illness and/or Developmental Disabilities for over 20 years in various capacities including as a Case Manager, Client Representative, Program Manager, and Executive Director in public and private sectors. She currently serves as a Quality Management/Training (QMT) Director and Business Operations Manager at FFCS.
Dr. Praful Mehta is the FFCS Medical Director who provides Medical Supervision to all clinical/medical staff and Medication Management Services to our clients. He has experience working with children/adolescents/adults with Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and/or Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.
Dr. Phil Johns Jr is the Clinical Director who provides clinical support and oversight for our clinical programs. Dr. Johns is a Physician Assistant certified in Psychiatric and posses Doctorate Degree in Medical Science.