FSW Executive, Michelle A. Nicholas, Named a “40 Under Forty” Achiever

Port Chester, NY (June 7, 2018)— Michelle A. Nicholas, Vice President of Development and External Affairs at Family Services of Westchester (FSW), will be honored at the 21 Annual “40 Under Forty” Achievement Awards Ceremony on Thursday, June 21, 2018, in New York City. The award, sponsored by The Network Journal (TNJ), is designed to…[More]

Manhattanville Athletic Teams win national award for volunteering at the Sharing Shelf’s Teen Boutique

Cleveland, Ohio: The Manhattanville College Department of Athletics received the highest level of national recognition for its community service efforts from the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA), as Manhattanville was named the Winner in the “One-Time Project” category as part of the annual NADIIIAA/Jostens Community Service Awards, the NADIIIAA announced on Wednesday….[More]

FSW receives $50,000 grant from WCF to help children suffering from trauma

PORT CHESTER NY (Jan. 17, 2017) —A $50,000 grant from The Westchester Community Foundation (WCF) will help support Family Services of Westchester (FSW)’s Trauma Systems Therapy counseling program for children. The funding will be used to enhance FSW’s work in its three largest clinics in Port Chester, Mt. Vernon, and Yonkers.   Trauma Systems Therapy…[More]

FSW Families Enjoyed Thanksgiving Dinner

WHITE PLAINS, NY – November 30, 2016 – This Thanksgiving, more than 800 program participants and their families received a free holiday meal thanks to the collaborative efforts of Family Services of Westchester (FSW), Huguenot Memorial Church, Pelham Jewish Center, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Saint Catherine’s Rectory, Manor Market and other friends in Pelham…[More]

FSW’s My Second Home Recognized for Innovative Services

October 13, 2016 – My Second Home, an adult day services program created by Family Services of Westchester (FSW) to address the needs of older adults who are physically or cognitively impaired, has received the National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) Innovator Award in recognition of its intergenerational programming. The annual award, established in 2009…[More]

MEDIA ALERT: HELP SEND CHILDREN BACK TO SCHOOL WITH NEEDED SUPPLIES

MEDIA ALERT: BACKPACKS TO SCHOOL HELP SEND CHILDREN BACK TO SCHOOL WITH NEEDED SUPPLIES Who: The Sharing Shelf, a program of Family Services of Westchester (FSW) What: Volunteers, including teens, families and employees from local businesses and area corporations will be gathering at The Sharing Shelf to fill hundreds of backpacks as part of The…[More]

FSW Board of Directors to Match Donations, Now Through #GivingTuesday

FSW Board of Directors to Match Donations, Now Through #GivingTuesday Port Chester, NY– Family Services of Westchester (FSW), one of the oldest and largest social services and mental health agencies in Westchester County, announced today that it will participate in #GivingTuesday (December 1), a global day of giving. FSW’s Board of Directors announced at its November…[More]

The Sharing Shelf Teen Boutique 2015

Port Chester, NY:  On Saturday, November 14th, 2015, The Sharing Shelf of Family Services of Westchester (FSW) held its seventh semi-annual Teen Boutique event for teenage girls at the New York Covenant Church in New Rochelle, NY.  Nearly 170 girls from communities throughout Westchester County had an opportunity to “shop” for clothing, shoes and accessories,…[More]

Family Services of Westchester to Distribute Thanksgiving Meals to Westchester County Veterans

White Plains, NY – This Thanksgiving, 85 veterans and their families in Westchester County will receive a free holiday meal thanks to the collaborative efforts of Family Services of Westchester, Inc. (FSW), Veterans’ Angels, the Patriot Housing Initiative and other veteran serving organizations.  FSW has facilitated referrals from nearly a dozen veteran organizations to ensure that…[More]

The Sharing Shelf of FSW: Teen Boutique

New Rochelle, NY – A Free Shopping Day for Teenaged Girls from families in financial need WHEN: Saturday, November 14, 2015, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. WHERE: The New York Covenant Church, 500 Main Street, New Rochelle, NY  10801 WHAT: The Sharing Shelf, a program of Family Services of Westchester (FSW) announces its Fall Teen…[More]