Monthly Archives: April 2015


Family Services to participate in Monument Quilt

Family Services will participate in the Monument Quilt by displaying a quilt square as part of the Wake Forest University’s collection of squares from other local schools, campus and community organizations. The Monument Quilt is a crowd-sourced collection of thousands of stories from survivors of rape and abuse that tells their stories by stitching together [...]

By |2015-08-28T12:57:42-04:00April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Updates|Tags: , |0 Comments

Winston Salem Journal Editorial: Cheers to Family Services
for landing a landmark grant

Thank goodness the federal government has come through with a $2.2 million grant for Forsyth County’s Family Services to start an Early Head Start program in September. Family Services was left out of the initial grant announcements in December, but the organization announced Tuesday that it made the final cut, the Journal’s Arika Herron reported. [...]

By |2015-09-06T22:20:39-04:00April 9th, 2015|Categories: In the News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Family Services Receives a Life-Changing Grant
to Bring 40 Jobs and Early Head Start

At 6:30am in the morning single father Melvin Blue wakes up his four and five year-old and gets them ready for school. Once they are on the bus at 7:15am is is finally able to sleep if he has a babysitter for his two year-old. He will sleep until around 2pm when he has to [...]

By |2017-06-09T10:23:45-04:00April 8th, 2015|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Family Services Receives $2.2 million in Federal Grants
To Open Early Head Start Program in Forsyth County 

Family Services announced today it is the recipient of $2.2 million dollars in federal funding that will bring the Early Head Start program to Forsyth County in September 2015. Early Head Start (EHS) will operate year-round and serve low-income families with children from birth to 36 months of age providing critical education and development services. [...]

By |2017-06-09T10:23:45-04:00April 7th, 2015|Categories: Updates|Tags: |0 Comments

Family Services Receives $2.2 Million in Federal Funding
to Help Bring Early Head Start Program to Forsyth County

Family Services President and CEO Bob Feikema with 3-year-old students at the Sarah Y. Austin Head Start Center. (photo by Erin Mizelle for The Chronicle) Family Services, the nonprofit that administers the Head Start program in Forsyth County within its Child Development division, announced Tuesday, April 7, that it has received $2.2 million in [...]

By |2017-06-09T10:23:45-04:00April 7th, 2015|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , |0 Comments