Lanza Family Foundation Helps Fund Mentoring Programs

9/30/11 Thanks to the Lanza Family Foundation, 10 new elementary pupils will join the original ten youngsters in FSW’s highly successful and innovative mentoring program called “I Believe, I Achieve.” With an emphasis on parental involvement, this mentoring program stresses the need for younger students to maintain good grades, perform community service and read books […]

FSW Launches RideConnect, A Transportation Referral Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9/27/11 Mount Kisco – Family Services of Westchester is pleased to announce the launch of a new transportation referral program called RideConnect. Staff members at RideConnect are dedicated to finding the fastest and most cost-effective transportation options to meet the needs of older adults, the disabled and home health professionals in Westchester […]

FSW’s Sharing Shelf Launches Back-to-School Clothing Drive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/23/11 PORT CHESTER — The new school year and the cooler days of September are just around the corner. While many Westchester children and their families anticipate the change of season with new clothing in their closets, a growing number of children in Westchester County mist do without. To help address this […]

Funding Cuts Pose Challenge for Several FSW Programs

8/20/2011 The economic slump has prompted a spike in the number of Westchester residents and families who need counseling and assistance from social service agencies like Family Services of Westchester. But state and county funding for important programs, like Big Brothers Big Sisters and Youth Council leadership training for teens, are all experiencing budget cuts. […]

Father/Son Team Host Second Fishing Outing for “Littles”

August 15, 2011 Approximately 50 Little Brothers and Sisters and their 50 mentors were lucky enough to board the Klondike IX in Glen Island Harbor in New Rochelle recently for the Second Annual Schwartz Fishing Trip hosted by Stephen and Todd Schwartz. Bluefish and rockfish were the catch of the day. In addition to the […]

FSW Employee Receives Volunteer Center Award

June 28. 2011 Gerry Goldberg Named “Alumna of the Year” by The Volunteer Center of United Way’s  Leadership Westchester Program TARRYTOWN – The Volunteer Center of United Way has selected Larchmont resident Gerry Goldberg, Director of Volunteers & Development Outreach for Family Services of Westchester (FSW), as the “Alumna of the Year” for its Leadership […]

Mariano Rivera, Reggie Jackson and Dave Winfield Help Raise Money For Renovation of Family Services of Westchester’s Girls’ Residence

May 9, 2011 Brandon Steiner Spearheads $275,000 Renovation of Evelyn Sachs Steiner Home for Girls NEW ROCHELLE, NY – An enthusiastic crowd of 300 people packed the new Clubhouse Grill, formerly Mo’s Steakhouse, in New Rochelle recently to mix and mingle with 17 of the country’s most celebrated sports legends, including Yankee greats Mariano Rivera, […]