160 Families “Adopted” for the Holidays

Thank you to all who participated by “adopting” a family in 2021! FSW’s annual Adopt a Family gift drive makes the holidays brighter for Westchester families who are unable to buy essentials and gifts this holiday season. The holidays can be an extremely difficult time of year for families and children who have been struggling….[More]

Thanksgiving-in-a-Box Drive Serves Hundreds

In its 16th year, the annual Thanksgiving-in-a-Box food drive was a success! Thank you to all who participated. *** The drive has a goal of providing a Thanksgiving meal to 1,000 Westchester families. Many of our clients have been negatively effected by the pandemic and struggle to put food on the table. As you make…[More]

FSW Youth Celebrate “Non-Profit of the Night” with NY Liberty

It was the night of a lifetime for our youth and families at the New York Liberty game when FSW was honored with “Non-Profit of the Night.” They witnessed some of their first professional athletes, developed new friendships and strengthened family bonds.   The youth and families that attended the game rely on our services…[More]

ANNOUNCEMENT: Head Start and Early Head Start Locations

We’re Adding More Locations! FSW is adding Head Start and Early Head Start locations across Westchester. These locations were previously administered by WestCOP and are being transitioned by the Office of Head Start (OHS) to FSW effective September 1, 2021. Head Start & Early Head Start Locations Transitioned from WestCOP to FSW Mount Vernon Head…[More]

Sept 1 – Job Fair Head Start Site Directors, Family Advocates, Teachers and Teaching Assistants

FSW will be hosting a Head Start/Early Head Start  job fair on Wednesday, September 1st from 10am-2pm at our Port Chester office (55 S Main Street, 4th floor, Port Chester, NY 10573). We are hiring qualified Site Directors, Family Advocates, Teachers and Teaching Assistants. Attendees are asked to bring resumes. Any questions can be directed…[More]

NY Liberty Game Night Benefiting our Youth

    Join us or enable a child to see our local WNBA team play on August 27! NY Liberty has chosen FSW as their Nonprofit of the Night when they play against Phoenix Mercury.   For each ticket purchased, FSW’s Junior Board will donate a ticket for a client to attend.*   NY Liberty…[More]

White Plains Head Start Now Enrolling Students for 2021-22

June 18, 2021 – Family Services of Westchester (FSW)’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs in White Plains are now accepting applicants for enrollment in the 2021-2022 school year. The program is free for income eligible families living in the White Plains School District, serving children from birth to 5 years old. Pregnant women and infants receive…[More]

Donate to Backpack Program and Promote Educational Equity This Fall

Family Services of Westchester is pleased to partner with The Sharing Shelf on the launch of its 11th annual Backpacks to School program to provide new backpacks and new school supplies to low-income children and teens in Westchester County. More than 5,000 children in FSW programs have benefited from this initiative over the past decade,…[More]

Head Start Preschool Enrolling Now

  FSW’s Head Start preschool and early childhood education is enrolling now for the 2021-2022 school year. The program serves low income families including pregnant women and children 0–5 years old. Give your child a Head Start! Our programs include: Early Head Start: for infants and toddlers under the age of 3, as well as…[More]

June 21 – Junior Board Wine Tasting

Join the Junior Board of FSW’s 10th Annual Wine Tasting June 21st from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM $50 donation to include wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. RSVP below by June 19th. Proceeds to benefit the Junior Board Enrichment Fund.Junior Board’s Enrichment Fund enriches the lives of the children and families in FSW’s programs through special programs, field trips and…[More]