FSW, founded in 1954, will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2014 with events planned throughout the year. Continue to check the website, as well as facebook and twitter, for news of upcoming events!
The Beehive Designer Collective, a boutique in Mt. Kisco featuring the work of independent designers from around the United States with a focus on handcrafted & unique modern design has “adopted” FSW’s My Second Home and is asking its customers to make a donation when they shop. Beehive will in turn make a contribution to My Second Home […]
FSW Board Member Nick Wolff reprised his annual role as Santa spreading cheer throughout Westchester County this holiday season. Among his many stops were visits to FSW’s Head Start centers in White Plains, where he brought joy to all the children. We are so grateful to “St. Nick” and all of the FSW Board and […]
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.
In Westchester County, National Adoption Month is celebrated with pride. Judge Kathie Davidson takes a day out of her busy schedule in Family Court to give children what every child deserves–a safe, loving, permanent home. On the Friday before Thanksgiving, this year, November 22nd, the Court hosts its own Adoption Day. This year’s celebration will mark the […]
On Thursday, November 21, 2013, the Junior Board of FSW will host a special screening of “Mothers of Bedford,” a documentary following five women incarcerated at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility who are trying to maintain strong relationships with their children, nurture them and play central roles in their lives despite living behind bars. They […]
FSW’s President and CEO, Susan Wayne participated in introducing the Safer Communities Initiative for Westchester County, a public health strategy to prevent violence.
The Sharing Shelf’s third Girl-Topia, a special one-day shopping event for girls and teens, will take place Sunday, November 17th at the Carver Center in Port Chester, with set-up on November 16th. We are seeking volunteers between 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday to help with set-up and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. […]
On October 3rd, IBM kicked-off its 2013 Employee Charitable Contributions Campaign and FSW is fortunate to have been selected as a featured charity this year. IBM has been a long-time supporter of FSW, most recently donating equipment such as servers to upgrade our technological capabilities, providing two service grants (valued at $75,000) offering consultation […]
We are pleased to announce that Pam McGurgan Marinelli, LMHC, FSW’s Director of Home Health Care, has been named co-chair of the Westchester County Elder Abuse Coalition, effective January 2014. The Coalition is comprised of a diverse group of professionals serving seniors in the county, including the Department of Senior Programs and Services, the Assistant Attorney […]