Archives for March 2020

COVID-19 Update, March 17

Family Services of Westchester’s top priority is the health, wellness, and safety of our clients and staff. In the face of this unprecedented situation, we remain committed to our mission of providing mental health and social services that strengthen and support families at all stages of the life cycle. We would like to update our…[More]

Shop & Drop: Recruiting Volunteers To Do Grocery and Medication Delivery for Seniors

FSW’s RideConnect program is recruiting volunteers to do shopping and delivery of groceries and medication for seniors. RideConnect’s core mission is to provide transportation resources for older adults 60+, and it is mobilizing quickly to meet the new demand for delivery services to seniors. Their vast database of seniors in Westchester and Southern Putnam Counties…[More]

COVID-19 Update, Mobilizing to Help

Serving 30,000 people a year with counseling, education and support during a crisis, FSW is one of the pillars of health in this Westchester community. Here are some of the ways we have mobilized to help during the COVID-19 outbreak: Our mental health clinicians have been conducting a record-breaking 1,300 therapy sessions per week via…[More]

Volunteer Drivers Enable Angelina to Continue Community Work in Yonkers

Without FSW’s RideConnect transportation for seniors, Angelina would be paying hundreds of dollars for her weekly bus trips, or worse, $1,500 a year in taxi fees for her weekly church mission trips. With those savings, she now chooses to help others through her church.   As she stood at the bus stop one sunny May…[More]