Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) Awarded Three-Year $902,064 Grant for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Initiative

October 2014–Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) has been awarded a three-year grant by the federal Administration on Aging to implement a four-pronged initiative designed to strengthen Westchester County’s ability to serve adults with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) and their caregivers.  The ultimate goal of the initiative is to reduce the disproportionate access…[More]

My Second Home of Family Services of Westchester Selected for 2014 Outstanding Adult Day Center Award

September 2014–My Second Home, Family Services of Westchester, Inc.’s (FSW’s) social model adult day and intergenerational program in Mt. Kisco, has been selected by the National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) for a 2014 Outstanding Adult Day Center Award.  In the congratulatory letter announcing the award, the Association noted that My Second Home’s staff deserves…[More]

Work Begins on Family Services of Westchester’s Lanza Family Center for All Ages in White Plains

August 2014-  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,…[More]

Spring 2014 Girl-Topia, The Sharing Shelf of FSW’s Boutique for Girls

April 2014 – Spring is in the air and in homes across Westchester, families are opening their drawers and closets to bring out their T-shirts, shorts and lightweight jackets to welcome the warmer weather. For a sizable percentage of Westchester families, the nice weather poses a challenge – how to find clothing for growing children…[More]

Family Services of Westchester’s RideConnect Program Awarded Renewed Funding Through 2017

January 2014–Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) announced today that its RideConnect Program, an information and referral service providing transportation options for older adults (60+), those with disabilities and home health care workers in northern Westchester, has been awarded renewed federal funding to continue the program through March 2017. The funding was awarded by the Department of Transportation…[More]

Swiss Re Foundation Selects Family Services of Westchester as Armonk Office Charity of the Year 2014

December 2013–Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) was recently selected by the Swiss Re Armonk Office as Charity of the Year 2014, receiving a $100,000 donation from the Swiss Re Foundation to support our new Center for All Ages.  Swiss Re has been a long-time supporter of FSW’s programs, and throughout the years has generously…[More]

FSW President and CEO Named One of Most Successful Female Business Leaders

November 2013– Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW) is pleased to announce that President and CEO Susan Wayne has been selected as one of Westchester County’s most successful female business leaders by 914Inc., a publication of Westchester Magazine.  Ms. Wayne is featured in the most recent issue of 914Inc. and she and the other women…[More]

FSW Senior Youth Council Member wins 2013 Milly Kibrick Youth Service Award

October 2013 – FSW is pleased to announce that Nina Joung, a member of the Westchester County Senior Youth Council, has been awarded a 2013 Milly Kibrick Youth Service Award from the Westchester County Youth Bureau.  Nina, a Senior at Ardsley High School, has been a dedicated teen leader in the Senior Youth Council since…[More]

Celebrate the Sharing Shelf of FSW’s Fifth Birthday October 19, 2014

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]

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]