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]

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]

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]

170 Families “Adopted” for the Holidays

UPDATE: We matched 170 adoptee families with generous adoptive families!  We are no longer accepting new inquiries. Thank you for all of your support! 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…[More]

Thanksgiving-in-a-Box Food Drive – Goal Reached!

In its 15th year, the annual Thanksgiving-in-a-Box food drive has reached its goal of providing a Thanksgiving meal to 1,000 Westchester families. Especially this year, many of our clients have been negatively effected by the pandemic and struggle to put food on the table. The Thanksgiving food drive has been coordinated by a dedicated group…[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]

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]

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]

Veterans Services Hosts “This Is Why We Stand” Podcast at Center for All Ages

It was “Good Morning, Center for All Ages!” once again on Saturday, January 11, 2020 as FSW’s Lanza Family Center for All Ages in White Plains became a recording studio for Westchester Talk Radio’s popular veterans’ podcast (now also available on video), This Is Why We Stand. That’s when Andrea Molina, FSW’s Director of Veterans…[More]