Early Education Programs Reopening Plans

The following plans have been submitted to the New York State Education Department in preparation for the Fall of 2020 reopening of schools.  Family Services of Westchester dba Prime Time Therapeutic Preschool, Head Start, Universal Pre-K and Early Head Start Programs in White Plains, NY will follow all applicable current and future regulatory requirements to…[More]

Foster Parents Needed

FSW’s Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) program offers loving, stable homes and foster parents to children who, for various reasons, are unable to live with their birth parents or family members at this time. The children are from all social, economic and ethnic backgrounds and between the ages of 0-21. The youth in this program are…[More]

Give Now to the Immediate Response Impact Fund

To respond to critical needs, we have launched the Immediate Response Impact Fund. Generous funders have already contributed $200,000 to the Impact Fund, and you can help us meet our goal of $500,000 by donating now. FSW is quite often the first place people turn to in a crisis.  We are a beacon of hope…[More]

Racial Disparities in COVID-19 Addressed through Newly Launched Westchester Program

FSW Announces First Initiative of Its Kind in County  July 22, 2020, Purchase, NY – Family Services of Westchester (FSW) today announced the launch of their Pandemic Supportive Services Program (PSSP), an initiative that supports clients and families who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are at a higher risk for health and economic challenges. For…[More]

Family Services of Westchester Receives Grant to Invest in Teletherapy Technology

Westchester Community Foundation Awards $20,000 Grant in Response to COVID-19 July 7, 2020 – Family Services of Westchester (FSW) has received a four month grant of $20,000 to be used for technology to provide mental and behavioral health services via telemedicine. This grant was made possible by the Westchester COVID-19 Response Fund of the Westchester…[More]

COVID-19 Support for Positive and Recovering Individuals

Family Services of Westchester’s Pandemic Supportive Services Program offers Westchester residents support and resources to cope, recover and find their strength after testing positive for COVID-19. Eligibility: If you have tested positive for COVID-19* and have supportive documentation that states you must quarantine in your home, please reach out to us for support and assistance….[More]

July 1 – Virtual Youth Action Training for Middle Schoolers

Calling all middle schoolers! The Westchester County Youth Council is hosting a day of free, virtual youth-led advocacy-based workshops this Wednesday. Youth can choose from workshops with sessions including: * COVID-19 and Public Health (mandatory) * Anti-Racism Workshop (mandatory) * Technology * Climate Action + Sunrise Movement * Public Speaking * Sustainable Architecture * LGBTQ+ Workshop…[More]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of FSW Receives $30,000 Grant from Impact100 Westchester

Funding will provide technology to connect more children to virtual mentoring and tutoring resources PURCHASE, NY, June 4, 2020 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of Westchester (BBBS of FSW) has been awarded a $30,000 core mission grant by Impact100 Westchester as part of the Westchester women’s philanthropic collective’s 2020 grant cycle. The…[More]

Local Couple Both Gives and Receives During Pandemic

“Now more than ever we must help others who need us” Putnam County couple both gives and receives during pandemic He’s a train enthusiast, a historian, the author and editor of several railroad books, and a pie-eating champion. He’s also a major RideConnect of FSW fan. RideConnect’s core mission is to provide transportation resources for…[More]

October 6 – Star Gala

– POSTPONEMENT UPDATE BELOW – The COVID-19 outbreak compels Family Services of Westchester to reschedule our 2020 Star Gala to Tuesday, October 6, 2020. By lending your immediate support to the Gala with an early subscription, you will truly help to sustain our work now and in the future.  For further information, please email fsw@fsw.org…[More]