The teenage years pose a difficult challenge even in the most stable families. The developmental changes of adolescence are second in pace and intensity to those of infancy and the choices teens face can be both scary and life altering. Teenage pregnancy, school failure, substance abuse, gangs and violence result when society provides no framework for healthy development during this critical transitional juncture.
Family Services of Westchester supports Westchesters youth with programs that encourage positive directions, open up new horizons, provide academic supports, present positive role models, ensure safe living environments, develop new skills, build self-esteem, empower through leadership development, and offer structured recreational alternatives.
FSW offers the following Programs for Youth: