Family Services rallies nine groups to launch the Family Violence Prevention Initiative

By |March 3rd, 2017|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

BY TEVIN STINSON |  Photo by Daryl Shaw  |  Event Photo Gallery THE WINSTON-SALEM CHRONICLE  Family Services isn’t pulling any punches in the fight against domestic violence here in Forsyth County. Holding fast to their mission [...]

Universal Pre-K is a top recommendation in Poverty Thought Force report

By |February 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Mayor Allen Joines’ and the Poverty Thought Force announced its final report at a press conference: http://www.povertythoughtforce.com/final-report. Through exchanges with local and national anti-poverty advocates and experts, as well as the community, the report makes 56 specific recommendations across [...]

Partner success: Imprints Cares

By |January 19th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

We are pleased to share the following story about one of our partners, Imprints Cares. Imprints Cares: Empowering Parents  |  by Todd Brantley  | EducationNC January 19, 2017 Imprints Cares mission is to “enrich children’s [...]

Our Year-in-Review Video

By |December 28th, 2016|Categories: Updates|Tags: , , , , , |

Thank you. IT'S WORKING! Your support is creating life-changing opportunities for local children and families so they can achieve their full potential and contribute their special talents back to our community. As Family Services celebrates [...]

Time to do more as domestic, child violence declines

By |December 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog, In the News, Updates|Tags: , , , , , , |

By Bob Feikema As published in The Winston-Salem Journal, Monday, December 19, 2016 Imagine opening your morning paper to these headlines: Intimate partner violence is down by 63%!   Child abuse and neglect rates have dropped by 40%! [...]

The 2016 Shelter Holiday Wish List

By |November 21st, 2016|Categories: Updates|

Making the holiday season a little brighter at the Women’s Shelter The holiday months can be particularly difficult on families, especially families and individuals who seek the help of Family Services as a result of [...]