The Sharing Shelf of FSW will celebrate five successful years of providing new and gently used children’s clothing and other essential items to Westchester families in need on Sunday, October 19, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Raymour and Flanigan in White Plains. All are welcome to join the festivities–entertainment, light refreshments and…[More]
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]
Applications are available for Westchester County youth interested in participating in FSW’s Youth Action Training, a three-day youth led educational conference where teens can deepen knowledge about important issues, build leadership skills, and connect with other young change-makers! The 2014 training will take place at the White Plains Public Library on November 14th from 10:30am-4:30pm,…[More]
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]
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.
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]
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]
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.
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]
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]