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]

Donate Used Laptops and Tablets for Westchester Students

Laptops and tablets needed! Not all Westchester schools have the resources to provide laptops and tablets for all students. Many low income families in our programs need for technology to support virtual learning this fall. Many of the 20,000 children in FSW programs are already struggling with the effects of extreme adversity including poverty, coping…[More]

Make Cards and Art for Neighbors with COVID

  We are collecting homemade art and cards for those who have tested positive with COVID and are in quarantine. These clients are receiving supportive services like meals, wellness checks and PPEs, and we would love to include your thoughtful cards in their care packages! Cards, artwork and letters can be mailed to: Family Services…[More]

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]