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FSW’s Prime Time Raises Funds for Enrichment Programs

On Saturday, July 26, 2014, FSW’s Prime Time program, a special education program for children ages three to five with developmental and/or learning disabilities, held a tag sale and raised a remarkable  $1,359 to support music, yoga, and nature classes for the Prime Time children.  Kudos to the staff and families who worked so hard…[More]

Work Begins on Lanza Family Center for All Ages in White Plains

Board and Staff members of Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) gathered this morning at 106 North Broadway, the site of the agency’s forthcoming Lanza  Family Center for All Ages, to formally begin construction on this exciting new project.  The Mayor of White Plains, Thomas Roach, and the City’s Planning Commissioner, Elizabeth Cheteney, were also…[More]

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FSW Awarded Five Year Advantage After School Program Grant

FSW has been awarded an Advantage After School Program grant of $144,375 per year for five years (totaling $721,875) by the New York State  Office of Children and Family Services to  provide enrichment programs for students in the Sleepy Hollow Middle School.  The program is designed not only to provide academic support, but to help…[More]

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“Backpacks to School” Campaign

The Sharing Shelf of FSW has launched its third annual “Backpacks to School” drive for the 2014-2015 school year.  Our goal is to create 600 backpacks for disadvantaged elementary, middle and high school students. Those backpacks will be distributed in early September as local children head back to school. We estimate that it costs $25…[More]

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FSW’s SNUG Anti-Violence Program Featured on News 12

FSW has launched our SNUG anti-violence program in Mt. Vernon, which has been made possible by a $275,600 grant from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.  News 12 Westchester featured SNUG (guns spelled backwards) on its Wednesday, July 9, 2014 program, including interviews with several of FSW’s Violence Interrupters who will implement…[More]