First Fridays!

It’s the first of the Month! First Fridays encourages families to eat a meal together and local restaurants offer discounts to families who show their Port Chester Cares key card. In many communities around the country, First Fridays is a year-round event that spur the local economy and supports local families. Family dinners are shown…[More]

Weber Community Garden Project

FSW is pleased to support Port Chester Cares in their effort to raise funds to provide an opportunity for local housing authority residents  to grow their own organic vegetables, herbs and flowers. The goal of the Weber Community Gardens is to provide gardening space and equipment for local housing authority residents by providing 22 raised…[More]

Free Adoption Orientations this Spring

Adoption & Children’s Services offers free monthly Adoption Orientations.  It is required that all pre-adoptive applicants (both domestic and international) attend one orientation to begin the home study process.  These orientations are held in the 3rd Floor Conference Room at our office in White Plains. All dates are first Tuesday of the month from 6-8…[More]

FSW Celebrating Social Worker Appreciation Month

For the month of March, FSW is celebrating Social Worker Appreciation Month.  This month we recognize how social workers have brought about major positive social changes, improved the lives of individuals and families, and will continue to do so in the future. FSW hosted a Social Worker Appreciation Breakfast on Tuesday, March 2, 2015 in Pelham….[More]

Girltopia: Call for Girl’s Clothing and Volunteers

The Sharing Shelf, FSW’s clothing bank for Westchester children is hosting its upcoming NEW Teen Boutique Spring 2015, formerly Girl Topia. The Teen Boutique is a one-day free, special shopping boutique for girls ages 13-18 from families in financial need.  The Sharing Shelf invites girls to attend the event through the recommendation of social service agencies, schools,…[More]

Ribbon Cutting Planned for FSW’s Lanza Family Center for All Ages, February 24, 2015

FSW is excited to announce that our new Lanza Family Center for All Ages will officially open with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on February 24, 2015.   The Lanza Family Center for All Ages, located at 106 N. Broadway in White Plains, breaks new ground as a multigenerational center bringing children, teens, and seniors together at…[More]

Shopping Event at Five Below to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of FSW

On Wednesday February 11 through Friday February 13, please shop to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of FSW (BBBS) at Five Below in Pelham and White Plains.  Five Below carries school supplies, software, books, electronics, sporting goods, games, t-shirts, jewelry, bath and body, candy, snacks and beverages, room décor, storage, plus much more. And everything is priced at $5…[More]

SNUG Community Event on Saturday, January 24th at 3:00 pm

Family Services of Westchester’s Mount Vernon SNUG would like to invite everybody to their first community event of 2015.  It will be held at the Armory in Mount Vernon, located at 144 North Fifth Avenue on Saturday, January 24th at 3:00pm.   It will be a fun filled event for the whole family with music, food, drinks, and…[More]

Seeking Veterans for Stipend and Educational Award

Are you a Veteran interested in receiving a living stipend and an educational award in exchange for providing community service work? Family Services of Westchester’s AmeriCorps ServiceWorks Program is looking for Veterans to provide 25-40 hours of service per week for 6-12 months at nonprofit organizations in Westchester County. Learn More > Job Training and…[More]

Warm Wishes for a Happy Holiday Season!

Wishing you a happy and healthy holiday season and 2015! Thank you for supporting FSW. You make a world of difference in the lives of so many of our neighbors. We couldn’t do all we do without YOU. Thank you for your continued support.