Special Education Administrative Assistant

FSW’s Prime Time Therapeutic Preschool is a special education program for preschoolers in Westchester and Putnam Counties that offers a comprehensive range of individualized educational programming and therapeutic services. The Special Education Administrative Assistant (SEAA) for Prime-Time Therapeutic Preschool (PTTP)will support and assist with the daily activities and operations of the Program. As a first…[More]

Head Teacher

Family Services of Westchester (FSW) provides mental health and social services that strengthen and support families, children and individuals at every stage of their lives. With 50 innovative programs, FSW serves 30,000 individuals annually in Westchester County, New York. Founded in 1954, Family Services of Westchester is a private, nonprofit, non-sectarian social services agency. FSW’s…[More]

Support Groups For Coping with COVID, Anxiety, Loss and Stress

FSW is a proud provider agency of NY Project Hope, New York State’s COVID-19 Crisis Counseling Program. FSW is offering individuals and families FREE, confidential, and anonymous emotional support. There are weekly virtual support groups for youth and adults including: Parental Burnout During the Pandemic Parenting Stress During the Pandemic- Bilingual (Spanish/English) Quarantine Support-Emotional Wellbeing Support…[More]

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]

Two Former Educators Lead Volunteer Tutor Initiative for FSW Youth

Harriet Stein of New York City and Lynn Schmeidler of Dobbs Ferry shared the same concerns about the impact of COVID on education for vulnerable students. They knew that virtual schooling would expand the existing educational inequities in local schools. As a result, they created a remote tutoring initiative to serve FSW’s students in need….[More]

234 Head Start Children to Receive Weekend Meals Through ACME Markets

May 13, 2021 – Family Services of Westchester (FSW) today announced it has been awarded a grant of $20,450 from Albertsons to provide hunger relief to families enrolled in their Head Start program in White Plains, NY.  FSW is committed to ensuring that children do not go hungry as a result of their economic status….[More]

Foster to Adoption Story: William and Tyrell

Diane Patrick has been surrounded by children her entire life.  She helped to raise her nieces and nephews and always watched children at her local church. “When you love kids,” Ms. Patrick said, “you want to be involved and help them in any way you can.” Hope, Healing and a Foster Home Ms. Patrick’s journey…[More]

Volunteer Tutors Needed for Westchester Children

We have a waiting list of local school-age children in need of virtual tutoring. These are children that are struggling with academics and do not have the luxury of hiring a tutor.  There is an achievement gap that leaves our at-risk students with many academic challenges. The pandemic is taking a toll on vulnerable students…[More]