Yearly Archives: 2012


Family Services Child Advocacy Center Receives Accreditation

The National Children's Alliance recently approved Family Services' Vantage Pointe Child Advocacy Center for accredited membership in the National Children's Alliance, recognizing Family Services for its delivery of high quality and effective services to child abuse victims. National Children's Alliance awards Accredited Membership based on the Child Advocacy Center's compliance with 10 national standards of [...]

By |2015-09-04T14:06:40-04:00December 12th, 2012|Categories: Updates|Tags: , |0 Comments

Family Services Recognized for Ways to Work® Loan Program

The National Ways to Work®, a Community Development Financial Institution helping credit-challenged families achieve increased self-sufficiency, today announced its 2012 Walmart Performance Awards winners, recognizing Family Services as a Premier Program Award winner – the top award in the country – for leadership and excellence in implementing the program in Forsyth County. In recognition of [...]

By |2017-06-09T10:23:46-04:00October 12th, 2012|Categories: Updates|Tags: |0 Comments

Domestic violence calls often dangerous for law enforcement

DeWanna Hamlin of Family Services thinks domestic violence calls are some of the most dangerous officers respond to because of the unperceived dangers. “When the abuser feels like he or she is losing power or control over the situation that is generally when see more serious domestic violence,” said Hamlin. Hamlin and other domestic violence [...]

By |2015-09-06T23:17:16-04:00July 26th, 2012|Categories: In the News|Tags: |0 Comments

Educating girls about healthy relationships; Young Dreamers: Kenyetta Richmond

Kenyetta Richmond is all about respect, and she has spent the last four years helping teenage girls throughout Forsyth County respect themselves. Richmond, 40, coordinates the "Teens-4-Change" program at Family Services. Teens-4-Change is a club for girls ages 14 to 18 in Forsyth County that teaches leadership skills and educates girls about healthy relationships and [...]

By |2015-09-06T23:17:45-04:00January 16th, 2012|Categories: In the News|Tags: , |0 Comments