Family Services of Westchester Receives $2.25 Million Grant Award for At-Risk Youth Mentoring Initiative

PURCHASE, NY, Dec. 17, 2018 – Family Services of Westchester (FSW) is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by New York State’s Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to be the recipient of a $2,250,000 grant award for the Community Credible Messengers Initiative (CCMI). CCMI is a mentoring initiative created by OCFS…[More]

The Sharing Shelf’s Teen Boutique Provides Free Clothing to Hundreds of Teenage Girls in Westchester

PURCHASE, NY, Nov. 14, 2018 – Over 200 teenage girls hailing from all Westchester County attended The Sharing Shelf of Family Services of Westchester’s Teen Boutique this past Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Boys & Girls Club of New Rochelle. Each left the event with a week’s worth of clothing and a boost to their…[More]

Retro Favorites the B-52s Join the Harlem Gospel Choir to Headline The Really Big Show 2018

PURCHASE, NY, Oct. 17, 2018 – From the soaring vocals of “Amazing Grace” to the unmistakable opening guitar riffs of “Rock Lobster,” every music fan will be dancing in the aisles when the world-renowned Harlem Gospel Choir joins “the world’s greatest party band,” the B-52s, for The Really Big Show on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018…[More]

The Really Big Show 2018 Will Feature the B-52s to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of FSW

PURCHASE, NY, Sept. 19, 2018 – The Really Big Show — named Westchester County’s best nonprofit event by Westchester Magazine — will return to the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road in Purchase, N.Y., on Nov. 3, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. for an exceptional evening of music and entertainment headlined by…[More]

Alex Payan Joins Family Services of Westchester as Director of Advancement

PURCHASE, NY, Oct. 9, 2018 – Family Services of Westchester (FSW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Payan as Director of Advancement. Payan will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, and nurturing FSW’s initiatives and programs, leading the design of fundraising programs for philanthropic and government grant support, and communicating FSW’s compelling stories and…[More]

Save the Date! Our 65th Anniversary Star Gala is April 9th

Join us for a wonderful evening celebrating our 65th anniversary in the Westchester community! For more information, call (914) 305-6836.

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]