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Volunteers offer a lifeline of support

Our volunteers make a big difference! Every day, Family Services depends on a team of trained volunteers to assist those who rely on our services in various ways.  Our volunteers come from across our community — college students, retirees, employees of local companies and universities, church groups and the United Way. Family Services is currently [...]

BB&T invests in children and families in Forsyth County

BB&T 2016 Lighthouse Project Photo Gallery Family Services, Forsyth County’s agency for helping the most vulnerable children and families improve their situations, received a generous boost from the BB&T Corporation, which selected the agency as a recipient of its 2016 Lighthouse Project. "We are very grateful to BB&T and to their employees for donating a generous amount [...]

Holiday support offers hope

Generous donations helped make the season a little brighter for women and children who sought refuge at Family Services Shelter over the holidays. Area businesses, churches, and individuals coordinated fundraisers and collection drives that resulted in much needed items for displaced families and allowed the Safe Relationships division to replenish valuable resources for ongoing support [...]

We have resolved to…

In our efforts to ensure that all families and children are safe, secure, and able to reach their full potential, Family Services has resolved to cultivate community-wide commitment to: Expand pre-kindergarten education for all children in Forsyth County, Eliminate the threat of family violence and sexual assault in our community, and Establish a foundation of annual [...]

A special Thanksgiving message from Bob Feikema

When someone asks me why they should support the work of Family Services I tell them that: Every year over 500 disadvantaged children will enter kindergarten ready to succeed because they enrolled in our high quality early childhood development program. Every year 2,000 victims of family violence and their family members will find safety, healing [...]

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