2014 Marks FSW’s 60th Anniversary

FSW, founded in 1954, will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2014 with events planned throughout the year.  Continue to check the website, as well as facebook and twitter, for news of upcoming events!

IBM and FSW Partner to Support Children in Need

On October 3rd, IBM kicked-off its 2013 Employee Charitable Contributions Campaign and FSW is fortunate to have been selected as a featured charity this year.   IBM has been a long-time supporter of FSW, most recently donating equipment such as servers to upgrade our technological capabilities, providing two service grants (valued at $75,000) offering consultation […]

FSW’s Pam McGurgan Marinelli, LMHC, to Co-Chair Westchester Elder Abuse Coalition

We are pleased to announce that Pam McGurgan Marinelli, LMHC, FSW’s Director of Home Health Care, has been named co-chair of the Westchester County Elder Abuse Coalition, effective January 2014.  The Coalition is comprised of a diverse group of professionals serving seniors in the county, including the Department of Senior Programs and Services, the Assistant Attorney […]

Online Learning Opportunity Awarded to FSW Staff

Recently FSW applied to the Alliance for Children and Families for an opportunity to participate in the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation’s Gift of Learning Program.  We were awarded the opportunity and a number of staff members have registered for online training classes in areas such as Fundraising, Leadership, Accounting and Finance, Operations, Marketing and Communications, Volunteer Engagement, […]

2014 Marks FSW’s 60th Anniversary

In 2014, FSW will proudly celebrate 60 years of making a difference in the lives of Westchester County families. To mark this anniversary, we are planning a series of events that will take place throughout the year additional information will be provided in upcoming newsletters, e-blasts, and on our website. Remarkably, FSW has grown from its […]

FSW Welcomes Vernex Harding, Director of Early Childhood Education Programs

Vernex Harding comes to FSW with over 18 years of experience in Education, with a focus on Early Childhood Development. She will oversee FSW’s Head Start, Early Head Start, Prime Time and Universal Pre-K programs. Head Start and Early Head Start, which FSW has been operating in White Plains since 2004, are federally-funded early childhood […]

Junior Board Provides Enrichment Funds

Westchester Young Professionals Announce Success of a Grant Distributed Through Group’s Youth Enrichment Fund   Port Chester, NY – Family Services of Westchester’s (FSW) Junior Board today announced the success of a grant the group awarded to fund a Teen Women’s Peer Group to serve the youth in FSW’s Respite Program. The grant allowed eight young […]

GIRL-TOPIA was a Huge Success!

 70 Teenaged Girls Turn Out to Enjoy a Day of Free Shopping On November 11th nearly 70 underprivileged girls, ranging in age from 9 to 18 along with a few teenaged moms, found their way to GIRL-TOPIA at the Port Chester Girl Scout House for a free shopping spree. Organized by Deborah Blatt, Program Coordinator […]