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  • Family Domestic Violence Services & The Washbourne House Holiday Gift Drive November 12, 2020 - We are now accepting donations at the following businesses listed below! Donations of any kind are accepted, but we are encouraging gift cards as it keeps everyone safest during this time. A HUGE thank you to these businesses for being a part of this. Be on the look-out for more locations to come! Dragon360 : 8 […]
  • Family of Woodstock’s Annual Adolescent Services Thanksgiving Dinner November 12, 2020 - when: Tuesday November 24th, 2020Service Begins at 6pm – Outsidewhere: Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall St, Kingston NY TAKE OUT ONLY! NO Indoor Dining! Please wear a mask & maintain social distancing!For more info contact Courtney at 845-331-7080×164 
  • Family of Woodstock’s 2020 Fall Youth Anger Management class starts Nov. 18th October 21, 2020 - The Fall 2020 class will take place via Zoom on Wednesdays beginning Nov. 18th. Participants must attend all 6 sessions to receive a certificate. Make-up sessions for absences are available with advance notice.  Dates: Nov. 18th, 25th, Dec. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rdTime: 4:00 – 5:00 PM Open to: Youth ages 13-18 Email: Jonas Bers jbers@fowinc.org with questions or to register.  Registration is […]
  • 2020 Family of New Paltz Virtual Turkey Trot October 9, 2020 - We hope you are all doing well and ready for the 2020 Family of New Paltz Turkey Trot.  As we strive for a healthier and safer community, rather than our traditional Thanksgiving Day run, we have made the difficult decision to move forward with a virtual run to be completed during the month of November instead.  Runners […]
  • An update from Jen Pineda, Program Director MidWay 1 and 2, Kingston and Ellenville July 22, 2020 - An update from Jen Pineda, Program Director MidWay 1 and 2, Kingston and Ellenville Working with young adults requires flexibility under any circumstances. “Blanket rules for programs just don’t work,” observed Jen Pineda. “COVID brought lots of uncertainty and changing needs. With understanding from our funding agencies, we created solid, core guidelines for both Ellenville […]
  • Update from Liz Bahr, Director of Family’s Darmstadt Shelter for Homeless Individuals June 23, 2020 - Liz Bahr is the Director of Family’s Darmstadt Shelter for Homeless Individuals (families who are experiencing homelessness stay at the Family Inn on the same campus in Kingston). ” So much has changed about how we are working,” observes Bahr. “We never closed.  All of our staff are working but we had to completely change […]
  • An update from Emily Trotter Bodie, Program Director for Non Resident Domestic Violence Services June 23, 2020 - “This is traumatic for everyone.” Emily’s staff, like many Family employees, are working from home, juggling work, children and the impact of COVID 19. “More than half of my staff have had a family member ill and one person was ill herself.  It has been a huge adjustment. The support from my co-Program Director, Karen […]
  • ULSTER COUNTY COVID-19 RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE June 9, 2020 - ULSTER COUNTY COVID-19 RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE APPLICATIONS DUE JUNE 12, 2020 Ulster County is providing up to three months’ rent with a maximum assistance amount of $3,000 for renters directly impacted by COVID-19.  RUPCO is administering the program on behalf of Ulster County.  Funding will serve approx. 50 households. Renters outside the City of Kingston […]
  • An update from Kerry Wolfeil, Team Leader for Child Care Services June 2, 2020 - Family has run child care programs since the early days when our staff needed someone to watch their little ones while they helped build the organization. But as the world of child care became more regulated and Family grew more crisis programs, the cultures diverged. “Child care is very regulated. There’s lots of reporting and […]
  • Summary of Services Provided in 2019 May 4, 2020 - Emergency Shelter and Transitional Living Darmstadt, a shelter for homeless single individuals, primarily in recovery, provided emergency housing to 92men and 101 women. Family Inn, a shelter for homeless families, provided emergency housing to 73 women, 22 men and 133 children. Family House, a runaway and homeless youth shelter, provided emergency housing to 62 adolescents […]