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A Tale of Two Cities?

Winston-Salem and Forsyth County are thriving. The Wake Forest Innovation Quarter is bustling with start-ups, tech firms, the Wake Forest University Medical School, and events in Baily Park. Downtown is brimming with restaurants and attracting new residents. Business 40 will soon become a safe and swift expressway, adorned with creative corridors. And, Winston-Salem and Forsyth [...]

Exercise your donation super powers!

On Saturday morning, August 25, Family Services will wake up with the community to create more opportunities that will help our neighbors thrive. We are only $7,400 away from reaching our goal of $30,000 to expand programs and services that are working to help children and families reach their full potential. When a community comes [...]

By |2018-08-24T17:35:29+00:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Bethany Medical Clinic and Lenny Peters Foundation value the potential of every child

Bethany Medical Clinic and The Lenny Peters Foundation are the presenting sponsors for the third annual Family Services Wake-Up Walk & 5K, which takes place Saturday morning, August 25, from 8 to 11 a.m., at Bailey Park. "Dr. Lenny Peters, CEO of Bethany Medical Center began the Lenny Peters Foundation out of the desire to give [...]

Ways to report domestic abuse

The tragic news of two domestic violence related incidents in our community is a reminder to learn the warning signs and how to provide support. Safe on Seven Coordinator Alexis Daniels tells WXII 12 NEWS how to report domestic abuse.

Arts Council Partners with Family Services on Family Violence Prevention initiatives

Arts Council Hosting Domestic Violence Awareness Month Events, Partnering with Family Services in Family Violence Prevention  This week, during Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County is partnering with Family Services and its Family Violence Prevention Initiative and presenting a series of events to shine a light on domestic and family [...]

Participate in Domestic Violence Awareness Month Events

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month  (DVAM). As Family Services strengthens its initiative to eliminate family violence in our community, we are grateful for every opportunity to promote and educate people in family violence prevention. During the month of October, we hope you will partner with Family Services and other community organizations in this endeavor [...]

Volunteers are a lifeline for people in crisis

By Vonda Henderson for Forsyth Family Magazine (October 2017) Domestic violence happens anytime, anywhere, and often with no warning signals. The volunteer program at Family Services includes a dedicated, well-trained team that covers the crisis phones after work hours and provides access to emergency support and shelter, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Meet a [...]

By |2017-12-13T14:40:12+00:00October 1st, 2017|Categories: In the News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

How will Universal Pre-K benefit the community?

by Vonda Henderson for Forsyth Woman Magazine (September 2017) Our children are our future. As a community and as families, we want to help our children grow to reach their highest potential. It takes more than just parents and good parenting. It takes extended family, churches, social/sports activities, and educational resources. Family Services is spearheading [...]

Forsyth 4 Houston

Now a tropical depression, Hurricane Harvey continues to displace hundreds of thousands of families in Texas as it makes its way over to the State of Louisiana. As an agency that works with children and families in personal crisis, Family Services knows firsthand about loss, grief, and devastation and asks that you contribute toward relief [...]

By |2017-08-31T13:40:25+00:00August 31st, 2017|Categories: In the News|0 Comments

Family Services rallies nine groups to launch the Family Violence Prevention Initiative

BY TEVIN STINSON |  Photo by Daryl Shaw  |  Event Photo Gallery THE WINSTON-SALEM CHRONICLE  Family Services isn’t pulling any punches in the fight against domestic violence here in Forsyth County. Holding fast to their mission to help families and children reach their full potential through community partnerships, last October, Family Services rallied nine local organizations [...]