COVID-19 Update, March 17

Family Services of Westchester’s top priority is the health, wellness, and safety of our clients and staff. In the face of this unprecedented situation, we remain committed to our mission of providing mental health and social services that strengthen and support families at all stages of the life cycle. We would like to update our…[More]

Recruiting Volunteers To Do Grocery and Medication Delivery for Seniors

FSW’s RideConnect program is recruiting volunteers to do shopping and delivery of groceries and medication for seniors. RideConnect’s core mission is to provide transportation resources for older adults 60+, and it is mobilizing quickly to meet the new demand for delivery services to seniors. Their vast database of seniors in Westchester and Southern Putnam Counties…[More]

COVID-19 Update, Mobilizing to Help

Serving 30,000 people a year with counseling, education and support during a crisis, FSW is one of the pillars of health in this Westchester community. Here are some of the ways we have mobilized to help during the COVID-19 outbreak: Our mental health clinicians conducted a record-breaking 1,000 therapy sessions this week via telephone and video, an…[More]

Volunteer Drivers Enable Angelina to Continue Community Work in Yonkers

Without FSW’s RideConnect transportation for seniors, Angelina would be paying hundreds of dollars for her weekly bus trips, or worse, $1,500 a year in taxi fees for her weekly church mission trips. With those savings, she now chooses to help others through her church.   As she stood at the bus stop one sunny May…[More]

October 6 – Star Gala

– POSTPONEMENT UPDATE BELOW – The COVID-19 outbreak compels Family Services of Westchester to reschedule our 2020 Star Gala at the Brae Burn Country Club to Tuesday, October 6, 2020. By lending your immediate support to the Gala with an early subscription, you will truly help to sustain our work now and in the future. …[More]

It Was a Valentine’s Day for All Ages at FSW

  Teens from our Youth Residences were able to experience the joy of lifting up others at last Thursday’s Valentine’s Day Celebration at FSW’s Center for All Ages in White Plains.  Special needs preschoolers from our Prime Time program and seniors with mental health needs from our assisted-living residential program also joined in the festivities….[More]

June 10 – RideConnect Table Quiz Trivia

Calling all trivia wizards, the trivia-challenged, and RideConnect supporters! Mark your calendar for an unforgettable evening of fun at TABLE QUIZ NIGHT! We are pulling out all the stops to celebrate the 10th ANNIVERSARY OF RIDECONNECT! That’s right! We’re turning 10 this year! On Wednesday, June 10 from 6-9PM, we’ll gather at Vintage Lounge &…[More]

May 20 – Junior Board Wine Tasting

Save the Date! $50 Donation to include wine tastings and hors d’oeuvres – RSVP Coming Soon – Proceeds to benefit the Junior Board Enrichment Fund. (Click picture for registration)  

Financial Exploitation Support Group for Older Adults

Financial exploitation is a form of elder abuse that is dangerously on the rise these days. If you’re a Mount Vernon resident who’s age 50 or older, FSW’s Elder Abuse and Victim Assistance program wants to protect you! If you’ve ever been scammed or felt pressured to give money to family or friends, please join…[More]

Holiday Gratitude Abounds at Head Start

It’s beginning to look a LOT like Holiday Gratitude Central over at FSW’s Lanza Family Center for All Ages and other Head Start locations in White Plains! We hardly know where to BEGIN expressing our thanks to all of the individuals and community groups whose generosity is making the holidays extra special for our preschoolers…[More]