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The Women’s Shelter Receives Gift from Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation

Family Services received $2,000 from the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation just in time to help feed local residents.  Family Services will use the gift to support women and children who have sought refuge at the Family Services Women’s Shelter as a result of domestic violence. “We are grateful to Food Lion for giving hope [...]

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Benefit performance to support victims of family violence

Black Fox Belly Dance will host "Shimmy for the Shelter," a benefit performance event to support women and children who are threatened by domestic violence, sexual assault and economic crises. The third annual event will be held on Saturday, June 25, from 7-10 p.m. at The Vintage Theatre, 7 Vintage Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC. Shimmy for the Shelter is [...]

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 [...]

Cone Health Employee Pays-it-Forward through Family Services

Joy Johnson turned an ordinary day into something special at Family Services’ Gateway offices. She delivered five boxes of brand new sheets and towels, soft toys, and other items that will benefit women and children who seek shelter from domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse. And, she delivered something else: a message about the power [...]

  • "Text Talk" (NO MORE's Official Super Bowl 50 Ad)

    BREAKING: We have an ad airing during Super Bowl 50 on Sunday!We’re sending an important message to tens of millions of people watching the Super Bowl: We can all help end domestic violence and sexual assault and a great way to start is by recognizing the signs and learning how to help survivors get the support they need and deserve. WATCH and SHARE the NO MORE Super Bowl PSA today:

    Posted by NO MORE Campaign on Thursday, February 4, 2016

“No More” campaign to air during Super Bowl

The "No More" Project is sending a message to tens of millions of people who will watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, February 7: "We can all help end domestic violence and sexual assault and a great way to start is by recognizing the signs and learning how to help survivors get the support they [...]

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 [...]

Redeemer Presbyterian Church brings hope to victims of domestic violence

Today, Family Services received a donation in the amount of $1,300 from Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Winston-Salem to support the women's shelter.  Wendy Browne, director of congregational care, and church member Janice Kraft personally delivered the congregation's gift to Joetta Shepherd, director of the Safe Relationships division at Family Services' Gateway offices. The church's gift will help provide [...]

Making the holiday season brighter at the Women’s Shelter

The holiday months can be particularly difficult on families. Many families and individuals seek the help of Family Services as a result of experiencing sexual assault and/or domestic violence, which generally increases by at least 10% during the holiday season. While no one can change the past, Family Services strives to help people rebuild their [...]