Monthly Archives: September 2019


WINSTON-SALEM MONTHLY: Lightness in dark times

By Katlyn Proctor The house has everything an occupant could possibly need and more. Large, old windows on both stories provide plenty of natural light, and the brick exterior helps keep the indoors cool year-round. The kitchen boasts a commercial-sized refrigerator and stove, and there’s plenty of cabinet space for snacks. The bathroom is [...]

By |2019-11-19T10:31:55-05:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: General Information|0 Comments

Family Services to receive more than $500,000 from United Way to fund victim services, counseling

WINSTON-SALEM, NC — Family Services is receiving $516,376 from United Way of Forsyth County to fund Victim Services and Counseling during the 2019-2020 fiscal year.  Those services for victims of domestic violence include emergency shelter, crisis intervention and safety planning, 24/7 crisis lines, support groups and court advocacy. “United Way funding provides a base of support for our counseling and [...]

By |2019-09-23T10:17:22-04:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: General Information|0 Comments

Safe On Seven program manager interviewed on WXII

Advocates break down different avenues victims of domestic violence can take to remain safe Kirsten Gutierrez    Reporter WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — In the month of September there have been two cases in the Piedmont Triad where domestic violence turned deadly. Family Services' Safe on Seven program manager Meredith Hooks said victims of domestic violence rarely know [...]

By |2019-09-19T10:59:45-04:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: General Information|0 Comments