Monthly Archives: June 2020


CARES Act gives additional funding for local Head Start program 

WINSTON-SALEM — Family Services Head Start has received grants totaling $543,982 through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support Head Start services this summer to low-income children under the age of 5 in Forsyth County and to fund one-time actions or activities to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19. Sarah [...]

By |2020-06-30T13:03:58-04:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: General Information|0 Comments

Apply for Head Start and Early Head Start

Thank you for your interest in the Family Services Head Start/ Early Head Start 2020/ 2021 school year. Before you begin, you will need to send via email the following items to Christian Ryan, Head Start Enrollment Specialist at; the child's/children's birth certificate, proof of income for all working adults in the home [...]

By |2020-06-29T14:32:47-04:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: General Information|0 Comments

A message from Family Services President and CEO Bob Feikema

1200 South Broad Street Winston-Salem, NC 27101   Dear community members, The events of the spring of 2020 have shaken our nation to its foundations.  The COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying economic collapse have spread across the country. This dual crisis has weighed most heavily on the African-American community, aggravating long-standing disparities. The frustration [...]

By |2020-06-08T13:56:38-04:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: General Information|0 Comments