Tonia Shore Vice President of Human Resources Tonia Shore is the Vice President of Human Resources. Tonia has 24 years of experience in human resources. She comes to Family Services after serving as Director of Human Resources at Gildan Yarns for the past five years. She spent the first 15 years of her career with [...]
Tips to Begin Healing after a Traumatic Event As difficult as it sounds, the best thing you can do to reduce the impact of trauma in the first three days after it happens, is to minimize how much you think about and replay what happened. Distract yourself. Focus on other tasks and events as [...]
Licensed Mental Health Counselor Nikki Hernandez Supporting the Whole Person By SCOTLAND MARTIN Although Pride Month ended in June, Family Services envisions a community where we all work together to make sure each community member is encouraged and feels safe to openly experience life as their authentic selves year-round. LGBTQ+ people are more [...]
We need to talk. It's becoming all too clear that as we begin to emerge from all of the events of the last year, too many of us are not OK. Many of us have lost something. That's worth talking about. Kristy N. Hairston, pictured above with her family, is a veteran of the U.S. Army [...]
During Crime Victims' Rights Week, we must support victims and not turn our backs on people impacted by long-standing, pervasive public health epidemics - domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, trafficking, and other forms of interpersonal violence. Victims of crime are facing potentially catastrophic cuts to funding for programs that serve them, and the [...]
WIN A PRIVATE FILM SCREENING FOR 12 PEOPLE WINSTON-SALEM, NC – The last time that the Academy Awards occurred in April was more than a decade before Sexual Assault Awareness Month had been established. This year, Promising Young Woman, a sexual assault revenge thriller, is nominated for five Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Director, and [...]
Readjusting to Returning to School Sleep Schedule Make bedtime 15-20 minutes early every night until you are back to the desired sleep schedule, instead of trying to do a jump of an hour or more all at once. Sleep is an essential building block for your child’s mental and physical health. Eating Habits Make sure [...]
The Fall term brought challenges because of remote learning but also highlighted the strength of partnerships in meeting the needs of the families served by Family Services Inc. Head Start. As a result of some service challenges due to COVID-19, Ms. Ekta Patel, Health and Nutrition Manager, Head Start collaborated with Dr. Kimya Nance, Online [...]
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