Let’s Talk About…Senior Moments

FSW held it’s second in a series of community conversations on topics of importance at the Raymour and Flanigan store in White Plains on Tuesday, August 19th.  The focus of this discussion was Senior Moments…Is it Normal Aging,  Dementia or Alzheimer’s?  A panel of experts, including Rina Bellamy, Director of My Second Home, Patricia Gaston…[More]

Swing 4 Kids Golf Event–September 23, 2014 to Benefit BBBS

On Tuesday, September 23, 2014, FSW will be hosting a golf outing at the Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Course to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of FSW.  Join us for a round of golf, a barbeque lunch, cocktails and a dinner reception, while supporting our ongoing efforts to provide mentors for at-risk youth in Westchester…[More]

Youth Action Training November 14-16, 2014

The Westchester County Youth Councils present the second annual YOUTH ACTION TRAINING!  This is an exciting evolution of our traditional Youth Action Convention.  The  new format includes three days of training with a much smaller group of participants (only 25), which will provide a greater opportunity for relationship-building and in-depth exploration of the issues. Our…[More]

Patricia Lanza, FSW’s Dear Friend and Supporter

FSW joins the community at large in being deeply saddened by the loss of Patricia Lanza, our dearest friend and most generous philanthropist. Pat will always be remembered by her boundless energy, kindness and selflessness, and her legacy will be forever cherished and celebrated by all of the lives that have been and will continue…[More]

The Ultimate in Volunteer Engagement!

Volunteering at FSW can be rewarding and fun. It can also afford you the chance to get to know someone new or someone in a new way.

Stand Up for Women’s Veterans Event

Please join us for Stand Up for Women Veterans of the United States Armed Forces at Westchester Community College on June 13, 2014 presented by the Lanza Family Investment in Veterans Empowerment (L.I.V.E.). Westchester County is coming together for this day of empowerment and education in support of women veterans and their families. 9 A…[More]

Celebrating Our Past and Envisioning Our Future

Throughout 2014, FSW will proudly celebrate 60 years of making a difference in the lives of Westchester County families.  To mark this anniversary, we are planning a series of events that will take place throughout the year—additional information will be provided in upcoming newsletters, e-blasts, and on our website.  Remarkably, FSW has grown from its…[More]

FSW’s Junior Board Announces Four New Grants, Totaling $2,000, to Youth and Family Programs

Family Services of Westchester (FSW), a longstanding, private not-for-profit, non-sectarian agency that provides social and mental health services to families and children in Westchester County, announced today that its Junior Board has awarded four grants totaling $2,000 to FSW programs that provide critical social services to youth and families across the county.   In just two years, the Junior Board has raised over $40,000 and has handed out nearly $22,000 in grants to FSW programs through its Youth Enrichment Fund.

Living with Alzheimer’s Film Screening

On Thursday, September 12, the Westchester Community Foundation and the Jacob Burns Film Center sponsored a screening of four short documentaries “Living With Alzheimer’s,” as part of their engaging Community Matters series.  One of the films featured My Second Home, FSW’s intergenerational program in Mt. Kisco; Rina Bellamy, Director of MSH, served as one of the…[More]

Family Services of Westchester Raises $1,000,000 to Meet Challenge Grant

5/16/2013 FSW Hopes to Celebrate 60th Anniversary in 2014 with Opening of FSW ’s Lanza Family Center for All Ages WHITE PLAINS – In May 2012, Family Services of Westchester  kicked off a Capital Campaign in an effort to raise $1,000,000 to meet the Lanza Family Foundation Challenge Grant  to create an intergenerational facility in…[More]