Make a Year-End Gift Today

2020 — the year that was. The year we learned that none are immune to the ravages of a global pandemic and that we all have a role in the quest for social justice. FSW is quite often the first place people turn to in a crisis. We are a beacon of hope to vulnerable…[More]

Nov 19 – Mount Vernon SNUG Thanksgiving Grab & Go Dinner

The Mount Vernon community is welcome to a no-cost Thanksgiving “Grab & Go” Dinner hosted by Mount Vernon SNUG of FSW in partnership with Senator Jamaal T. Bailey. Dinners will be first come, first served and while supplies last.  Mount Vernon SNUG is a street outreach program that aims to curb gun violence, save lives, connect…[More]

Dec 3 – Junior Board Wine Tasting and ONEhope Fundraiser

Join the Junior Board of FSW‘s Virtual Wine Tasting Thursday, December 3 at 7pm. For any wine purchases through ONEhope from now until December 30, 10% of proceeds will go to the Junior Board of Family Services of Westchester. RSVP below for a Zoom link to the Virtual Wine Tasting on December 3. Junior Board’s…[More]

Nov 21 – FSW Presenting at APC Adoption Conference

We are pleased to represent Westchester at an upcoming conference on adoption hosted by the Adoptive Parents Committee (APC), the oldest adoptive parent group in North America.  FSW’s Mia Diamond-Padwa, LCSW is pleased to co-present on the following two topics: New York Domestic Adoption: Agency vs. Independent Open Adoption The workshops, seminars, and panel discussions…[More]

June 21 – Adoption Orientation

Our Westchester County adoption experts have been helping individuals and couples build their dream families through adoption for over 65 years, and we would consider it a privilege to help you. To learn more about FSW Adoption and Children’s Services, click here. Our free monthly Adoption Orientations will provide more information. We require that all…[More]

Assistance Available for Victims of Crimes in Mount Vernon

If you have expenses because you or a family member were a victim of crime, our Mount Vernon SNUG program can help you apply to the New York State Office of Victim Services for financial assistance. The agency may be able to pay for: Medical and counseling bills Personal property essential to someone’s health, welfare…[More]

October 28 – Money Webinar: Borrowing Basics

Learn money basics on our free webinar series “Let’s Talk Money” during the month of October! This series is hosted by our Vet2Vet program and open to the public. Veterans, their spouses and caregivers are especially welcome. Join as many webinars as you like. RSVP for login information at: Hosted by FSW’s Vet2Vet. Sponsored…[More]

9/11 Day of Service

There are many ways to volunteer in Westchester County as a tribute to those lost on 9/11. You can help some of FSW’s most vulnerable clients in the following ways: Create Cards for Those with COVID – We are collecting homemade art and cards for those who have tested positive with COVID and are in…[More]

Miles of Smiles Matching Campaign for RideConnect

Really, who couldn’t use more smiles these days? Every single day, RideConnect’s hard working volunteers are out helping seniors in need in our community. They provide essential rides for critical medical appointments, like dialysis. They shop for and deliver groceries. And on every single trip, they bring miles of smiles to the seniors they impact….[More]

Tablet and Laptop Donations Needed for Westchester Students 

Sept 1, 2020 Family Services of Westchester (FSW), today announced it is collecting gently used laptops and tablets to support virtual learning for low-income students in its programs. There is a great need because some high need Westchester districts are unable to provide devices for all students this fall.   In the spring during remote-online learning,…[More]