Help Us Reach, Enable and Empower Those At Risk

Family Services is a nonprofit community organization which has offered services to help families in difficulty for over 100 years.

Family Services is reaching more than 27,000 families throughout Montgomery and Prince Georges County communities. Our programs and services for the community involve every aspect of our clients’ lives helping with Clinical Services, Community Services, Early Childhood Services and Residential and Rehabilitation Services. We are committed and promise to make a long-lasting impact for our most vulnerable families.

Your gift makes it possible for us to reach at risk households and bring help to those in need. Our programs and services protect children from the harm associated with child abuse and neglect, promote healthy child development, partner with parents to help increase their knowledge and participation in their child’s education, enable children from diverse backgrounds to come to school ready to learn, empower individuals with mental illness to live healthy and productive lives, and provides safety for women and their children from domestic violence.

As long as there are people whose lives can be improved with support and collaborative programs, we will be here for them. Your gifts will allow Family Services to continue to provide critical services to the most vulnerable in our community.

About Hope for the Holidays 2017 

Hope for the Holidays supports children, adults and families that are especially in need during the holiday season.  Help make their holiday a little brighter by making a donation today.

All donations support children, adults and families at Family Services by providing needed items during the holidays and all year long.  Your donation will be used to support three initiatives that have a direct impact on the lives of so many of our most vulnerable families.

Adopt-a-Family Holiday Gift Program 
The Adopt-a-Family Holiday Gift Program helps make the holidays special by providing children and families with holiday gifts of needed items, such as clothing, diapers, bedding, games/activities, grocery and department store gift cards.

Holiday Wish List 
Family Services maintains a Wish List of items selected by staff members who work directly with our families to determine what is needed. Our greatest needs on the wish list include gifts for teens and adults.

Helping Families All Year Long
Your gift will help children, adults and families not just during the holidays, but all year long.  Donations raised through the Hope for the Holidays campaign will be used to purchase needed items for our children and families throughout the year, such as grocery and department store gift cards, toys, games, clothing, bath items, diapers, books, educational materials, household items, bedding, and much more! To make an online donation, please click here.

Your support is the key to providing hope for so many in need this holiday season!  We are very grateful for the kind and generous donations that we receive from our community friends!

If you have any questions, please contact:
Erica Henze at (301) 840-3225 or erica.henze@fs-inc.org
Wendy Enderson at (301) 840-3208 or wendy.enderson@fs-inc.org

How Can My Gift Help?

$25 Can provide 1 weeks' worth of diapers for a child in need
$50 Can help train new mothers at risk how to take care of their newborns
$100 Will provide mental health screenings to identify kids who are experiencing depression and/or anxiety to get them the help they need
$150 Will provide a month of activities for 75 at risk toddlers who are socially isolated
$200 Can provide one night's refuge to a woman and her children in the Betty Ann Krahnke Domestic Violence Shelter
$300 Can provide a financial literacy training for a family to provide a way to financial security
$500 Can provide group support services for veterans and their children coping with the challenge of adjusting to life after being in combat
$1,000 Can provide a full year of case management for a student with social service and/or behavioral health needs

Can you find a level of support? Our work is made possible through donations of time, talent and money as well as the support of volunteers, community partnerships and staff. In order to continue to meet the needs of our growing community, we need your help.