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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Desplácese hacia abajo para español RECIPES Chef and Child Omelet Ingredients: 2 eggs 1 Teaspoon water 2 Tablespoons chopped ham 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 Tablespoons grated cheese dash of pepper 2 tablespoons chopped green peppers 1 teaspoon butter 2 tablespoons chopped tomatoes 1 avocado peeled and sliced 2 Tablespoons salsa Directions Beat the eggs, water, [...]
Family Justice Center Almost Ready to Open October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Forsyth County will be helping spread awareness of this serious issue throughout the month. Over the summer, Family Services officially handed the planning of the Family Justice Center project to Forsyth County, and the county is currently transitioning the Safe on Seven Domestic Violence [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The most dangerous place for many women and children is their home WINSTON-SALEM, NC — Even in a worldwide pandemic, being at home is still the most dangerous health crisis faced by many women and children. Family Services has been responding to these heartbreaking situations in Forsyth County since [...]