“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]

Sixth Annual Schwartz Family Circle of Friends Fishing Outing with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of Westchester

Sixth Annual Schwartz Family Circle of Friends Fishing Outing with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of Westchester On Thursday, August 13, 2015, participants in Family Services of Westchester’s Big Brothers Big Sisters Program, an affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, will gather at the Glen Island Pier in New Rochelle to board…[More]

Valerie Brown Joins Family Services of Westchester (FSW) as Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of FSW

FSW is pleased to announce the appointment of Valerie Brown as Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of FSW. Ms. Brown is a College and Career Counselor who has been in private practice for over 20 years. She has extensive corporate employment experience before holding numerous volunteer leadership roles with a focus on…[More]

FSW and Big Brothers Big Sisters Receive Grant as Part of GEICO Grand Opening in Yonkers

A celebration to mark the Grand Opening of a new GEICO local office at 1915 Central Park Avenue in Yonkers was held on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. FSW’s President and CEO, Susan B. Wayne, was on hand to accept a $5,000 donation in support of FSW and its Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) program to…[More]

FSW and Big Brothers Big Sisters of FSW are Selected to Receive Grant as Part of GEICO Grand Opening in Yonkers–June 30, 2015

A celebration to mark the Grand Opening of a new GEICO local office in Yonkers will be held on Tuesday, June 30, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 1915 Central Park Avenue in Yonkers. FSW’s President and CEO, Susan B. Wayne, will be on hand to accept a $5,000 donation in support of…[More]

FSW Welcomes New Leadership at My Second Home in Mt. Kisco and Opens a Second My Second Home in White Plains

06/04/2015 Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Bisignano, LMSW, as the Director of My Second Home, our social model adult day and intergenerational program in Mt. Kisco. Ms. Bisignano replaces long-time Director Rina Bellamy, who recently left the agency in order to pursue her interests in Hospice…[More]

Junior Board of FSW Hosts Wine Tasting Fundraiser at Tarry Wine in Port Chester

05/14/2015 – The Junior Board of Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) hosted its fifth annual wine tasting event at Tarry Wine on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. Nearly 100 guests from communities throughout Westchester including Rye, Scarsdale, Armonk, and New Rochelle purchased tickets to attend this fundraiser, the proceeds of which will benefit the Junior…[More]

The Sharing Shelf of FSW holds Teen Boutique at Carver Center It’s Sixth Free Shopping Day for Teen Girls

04/30/2015 – On Sunday, April 26th, the gym at Port Chester’s Carver Center hummed with activity, and it wasn’t the usual sound of basketballs as the bounce reverberated off the wood floor. The Sharing Shelf of Family Services of Westchester (FSW), assisted by more than 200 community volunteers, transformed the gym into a one-day shopping…[More]

FSW’s SNUG Program in Mt. Vernon Receives International Attention

04/30/2015 – On Friday, April 24th and Saturday, April 25, Family Services of Westchester’s (FSW’s) SNUG program in Mt. Vernon welcomed Mohammed Asideh a representative from Cure Violence International who was visiting from the Middle East to observe the program in action.  Mr. Asideh will be training teams of Cure Violence workers from countries throughout…[More]

FSW’s 2015 Star Gala was a Huge Success!

04/24/2015 – 04/28/2015 View Photos > Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) held its 2015 Star Gala on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle. Over 200 guests attended the event, which is FSW’s premier annual fundraiser as well as an opportunity to recognize and publicly thank the agency’s…[More]