Press Releases

8/22/22 – Port Chester, NY – Family Services of Westchester (FSW) will be hosting an Early Education Program Job Fair for all people interested in learning about opportunities with their Head Start program in Port Chester. It will be held on August 15, 2022 from 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. at 55 S. Main St. (GPS)[...]
7/14/2022 – Purchase, NY – Family Services of Westchester (FSW) has been awarded a $15,000 grant to continue promoting youth advocacy through its Westchester County Youth Councils (WCYC) program. The WCYC promotes civic engagement among youth of all backgrounds in Westchester County. The grant was made possible by the Westchester Community Foundation, a division of The New York[...]
05/16/2022 Purchase, NY – The Junior Board of FSW of Family Services of Westchester (FSW), today announced that it will host its Eleventh Annual Wine Tasting and Shopping Event at Wainwright House in Rye on June 6 from 7:00pm – 9:00 PM.  There will be wine samplings, hors d’oeuvres and a variety of specialty merchants. Proceeds from[...]
June 18, 2021 – Family Services of Westchester (FSW)’s Head Start and Early Head Start programs in White Plains are now accepting applicants for enrollment in the 2021-2022 school year. The program is free for income eligible families living in the White Plains School District, serving children from birth to 5 years old. Pregnant women and infants receive in-home[...]
May 13, 2021 – Family Services of Westchester (FSW) today announced it has been awarded a grant of $20,450 from Albertsons to provide hunger relief to families enrolled in their Head Start program in White Plains, NY.  FSW is committed to ensuring that children do not go hungry as a result of their economic status.[...]
Sept 1, 2020 Family Services of Westchester (FSW), today announced it is collecting gently used laptops and tablets to support virtual learning for low-income students in its programs. There is a great need because some high need Westchester districts are unable to provide devices for all students this fall. In the spring during remote-online learning,[...]
FSW Announces First Initiative of Its Kind in County  Denise Santiago, FSW Case Manager July 22, 2020, Purchase, NY – Family Services of Westchester (FSW) today announced the launch of their Pandemic Supportive Services Program (PSSP), an initiative that supports clients and families who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are at a higher risk for[...]
Funding will provide technology to connect more children to virtual mentoring and tutoring resources PURCHASE, NY, June 4, 2020 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of Westchester (BBBS of FSW) has been awarded a $30,000 core mission grant by Impact100 Westchester as part of the Westchester women’s philanthropic collective’s 2020 grant cycle. The[...]
Family Services of Westchester Providing Grocery Delivery to Seniors April 6, 2020 RideConnect Mobilizes Quickly to Safeguard Vulnerable Residents PURCHASE, NY  – Family Services of Westchester (FSW)’s RideConnect program is calling older adults 60+ in Westchester and southern Putnam County who need shopping and delivery of groceries or medication. The program has hundreds of volunteers available to shop so[...]
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[...]