FSW Board of Directors to Match Donations, Now Through #GivingTuesday

FSW Board of Directors to Match Donations, Now Through #GivingTuesday Port Chester, NY– Family Services of Westchester (FSW), one of the oldest and largest social services and mental health agencies in Westchester County, announced today that it will participate in #GivingTuesday (December 1), a global day of giving. FSW’s Board of Directors announced at its November…[More]

The Sharing Shelf Teen Boutique 2015

Port Chester, NY:  On Saturday, November 14th, 2015, The Sharing Shelf of Family Services of Westchester (FSW) held its seventh semi-annual Teen Boutique event for teenage girls at the New York Covenant Church in New Rochelle, NY.  Nearly 170 girls from communities throughout Westchester County had an opportunity to “shop” for clothing, shoes and accessories,…[More]

President’s Circle 2015

Port Chester, NY: On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, Family Services of Westchester (FSW) held its First Annual President’s Circle dinner at Harvest on Hudson in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.  The President’s Circle is FSW’s newly formed leadership group comprised of benefactors who understand the unique role FSW plays within the Westchester community.  FSW Board member Gary Zahakos…[More]

To the FSW Community

White Plains, NY – It is with a heavy heart and deep sorrow that we inform you of the loss of a beloved student, Lalayjah Person. She was enrolled in the Family Services of Westchester, Inc. Rochambeau Center Head Start program. Lalayjah passed away due to a fire that occurred in her home on the morning of…[More]

Family Services of Westchester to Distribute Thanksgiving Meals to Westchester County Veterans

White Plains, NY – This Thanksgiving, 85 veterans and their families in Westchester County will receive a free holiday meal thanks to the collaborative efforts of Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW), Veterans’ Angels, the Patriot Housing Initiative and other veteran serving organizations.  FSW has facilitated referrals from nearly a dozen veteran organizations to ensure that…[More]

The Sharing Shelf of FSW: Teen Boutique

New Rochelle, NY – A Free Shopping Day for Teenaged Girls from families in financial need WHEN: Saturday, November 14, 2015, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. WHERE: The New York Covenant Church, 500 Main Street, New Rochelle, NY  10801 WHAT: The Sharing Shelf, a program of Family Services of Westchester (FSW) announces its Fall Teen…[More]

FSW’s My Second Home – White Plains Open House

White Plains, NY—Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) invites members of the community to attend an open house at My Second Home-White Plains, on any one of three days—Monday, October 19, Tuesday, October 20, or Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Free memory screenings conducted by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America…[More]

BBBS of FSW Announces Participation in “Make A Difference Day”

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) Announces Participation in “Make A Difference Day” Port Chester, NY – Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Family Services of Westchester (FSW) is thrilled to be participating in the Gannett Company’s national “Make A Difference Day,” which is scheduled for Saturday, October 24, 2015.  BBBS…[More]

Family Services of Westchester Distributes over 1,000 Backpacks Filled with School Supplies through its 2015 “Backpacks to School” Campaign

                                         Port Chester, NY – Returning to school will be much easier for over 1,000 students in Westchester County this week thanks to a hugely successful “Backpacks to School” campaign spearheaded by The Sharing Shelf of Family…[More]

“Backpacks to School” Packing Day

August 24, 2015 – Volunteers will be assembling and packing backpacks for Westchester County children at the Sharing Shelf of Family Services of Westchester, Inc.’s (FSW’s) warehouse from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Thursday August 27, 47 Purdy Avenue, Port Chester. This year we will be packing and distributing 1,000 backpacks, which is 20 percent…[More]