Jun 30
2017

Grant Awarded to Family Services to Support Adult English Literacy Across Montgomery County

MCAEL Announces $1,120,000 in Grant Awards for FY18 20 Organizations Receive Funds to Support Adult English Literacy in Montgomery County ROCKVILLE, MD – June 30, 2017 – ..

Jan 30
2017

Leading National Child Abuse Prevention Organization Accredits FSI's Healthy Families Montgomery to Serve Families

Healthy Families Montgomery, a program of Family Services, Inc. and a Healthy Families America Site, Accredited for Quality Service by Prevent Child Abuse America Leading National Chi..

Jul 1
2016

Local Upscale Resale Thrift Shop Merges with Large NonProfit Organization

Rockville shop merges with Family Services to enhance the strength of its supportive employment services and community impact (Gaithersburg, MD) – Family..

Dec 4
2015

Impact Community Grant Awarded to Family Services to Enhance the Lives of Seniors

NATIONAL LUTHERAN COMMUNITY IMPACT COUNCIL AWARDS GRANTS FOR 2015-2016 YEAR More than $221,000 was awarded across 21 organizations Rockville, MD- National Lutheran Communities ..

Nov 16
2015

Family Services, Inc. Awarded Three-Year CARF Accreditation

Behavioral Health Programs Meet Annual Conformance Requirements for Quality Standards that Enhance the Lives of Persons Served (Gaithersburg, MD) - CARF Internationa..

Oct 12
2015

The Mary Kay Foundation Awards Family Services, Inc. $20,000 Grant for Domestic Violence Programs

FSI’s Betty Ann Krahnke Center is One of 150 to Receive Funding in Advance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (GAITHERSBURG, MD) Family Services’ Betty Ann Krahnke Cente..

Jul 30
2015

Washington SmartCEO Announces Kylie McCleaf as a 2015 Brava! Award Winner

Family Services, Inc. (FSI) is proud to announce that Kylie McCleaf, Deputy Director has been selected as a recipient of Washington SmartCEO’s prestigious 2015 BRAVA! Award. The Brava! Awar..

Jun 10
2015

Montgomery County Executive Appoints New Members to the Latin American Advisory Group

Family Services, Inc. (FSI) is proud to announce that Claudia Rios-Phelps, Special Assistant to the CEO on Emerging Community Needs, has been selected as one of the newest members of the Latin Ame..

May 27
2015

Family Services Board Announces Retirement of CEO and Appointment of Successor

Thomas E. Harr, Chief Executive Officer of Family Services, Inc. (FSI), has announced his plans to retire effective August 31, 2015, after 17 years of exemplary service leading the non-profit social s..

May 18
2015

Family Services, Inc. Wins 2015 AWE Workplace Excellence Award

(Gaithersburg, MD) Family Services, Inc. (FSI), the oldest private non-profit social service organization in Montgomery County, MD, has been selected by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) as ..

May 12
2015

Local American Idol Contestant Joins Forces to Help Break the Stigma Attached to Children's Mental Health Issues

Season 14 Shi Scott and Motivational Speaker Lance "Claysmile" Smith to Perform at Local Middle Schools (GAITHERSBURG) On Friday, May 15, 2015 at 1:00PM, Gaithersburg Middle S..

Jan 16
2015

Family Services Joins Welcome Back Center of Suburban Maryland

Pilot Program to Train and Support Internationally Trained Health Professionals in the Behavioral Health Field (Gaithersburg, MD) – Family Services, Inc. (FSI) is pleased to announce its..

Dec 22
2014

Community-Based Mental Health & Substance Use Treatment Employees Call Upon Governor-Elect Hogan & State Leaders to Protect and Enhance Mental Health Funding

Group cities new study that demonstrate the economic impact of community services and taxpayers' savings over incarceration, institutionalization and hospitalization Providers have r..

Sep 17
2014

Maryland Unveils Website to Help Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

(Gaithersburg, MD) – In an effort to help the almost 3,000 unaccompanied children who have arrived in Maryland this year, the state has launched Buscando, a website designed to connect them a..

Jul 16
2014

County Executive and Council Appoints Family Services' Early Childhood Directors to Commission on Child Care

Gaithersburg, MD – Family Services, Inc. (FSI) is proud to announce that two of their Early Childhood Directors - Nicole Queen, Administrative Director with Watch Me Grow Child Development C..

Jul 11
2014

Nonprofits Partner to Offer Healthy Cooking Classes

Gaithersburg, MD -- Family Services, Inc. (FSI) Montgomery Station’s Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program and Manna Food Center have partnered to offer cooking classes at FSI’s commercia..

Jun 4
2014

Family Services, Inc. Launches New Website Today

Family Services, Inc. Launches New Website Today (Gaithersburg, MD) -- Family Services, Inc. (FSI), established in 1908 and dedicated to promoting the resilience, recovery and independence of in..

Apr 27
2014

Capital Women’s Tea Celebrates the Strength of Successful Women throughout Maryland

Capital Women’s Tea Celebrates the Strength of Successful Women throughout Maryland Gaithersburg, MD -- Family Services, Inc. (FSI) hosted its 1st Annual Capital Women’s Tea at the S..

Jun 14
2013

Community Celebrates Official Opening of Adolescent Recovery Clubhouse in Gaithersburg, Maryland

Community Celebrates Official Opening of Adolescent Recovery Clubhouse in Gaithersburg, Maryland (Gaithersburg, MD) -- Local, regional and state officials, behavioral health professionals, commu..

May 3
2013

Watch Me Grow Center Director Nominated for 2013 Bammy Award

Watch Me Grow Center Director Nominated for 2013 Bammy Award (Gaithersburg, MD) -- Family Services, Inc. (FSI) is proud to announce that Nicole Queen, Center Director for FSI's Watch Me Grow Chi..

Apr 16
2013

Family Services Awarded 3-Year CARF Accreditation for Two Behavioral Health Programs

(Gaithersburg, MD) – CARF International announced that Family Services, Inc. (FSI) has been accredited for a period of three years for its Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Outpatient Mental He..

Feb 13
2013

GUIDE Program at Family Services Awarded $5,000 “Going Green Initiative” Grant from The Phase Foundation

(Gaithersburg, MD) – Family Services, Inc. (FSI) aims to become more environmentally friendly while allowing the organization to stretch its financial resources further in its mission to ser..

Dec 7
2012

Family Services and GUIDE Program Announce Plans to Merge in January 2013

(Gaithersburg and Laurel, MD) – December 7, 2012: Family Services, Inc., Montgomery County’s oldest (est. 1908) and largest private nonprofit social services agency, and GUIDE Program,..

Nov 13
2012

Family Services Selected as Recipient of The Gazette of Politics and Business Fifth Annual Exceptional Business Awards

Gaithersburg Awards Ceremony Attracts Business Executives from across Maryland (Gaithersburg, MD) - The Gazette of Politics and Business released its list of the 53 top businesses and organization..

Sep 13
2012

Group Home for Boys Announces Involvement in National School Lunch Program

(Randallstown, MD) – Karma of Randallstown, a program of Family Services, Inc. (FSI) located in Gaithersburg, MD, announces participation in the National School Lunch Program, School Breakfa..

Feb 17
2012

The Trawick Foundation and the HSC Foundation Announce Three Grant Awards for Youth in Transition

(GAITHERSBURG, MD) – The Trawick Foundation (www.trawick.org (http://www.trawick.org)) and its funding partner, The HSC Foundation (www.hscfoundation.org (http://www.hscfoundation.org)), are..

Feb 3
2012

Local Head Start Supporters Meet with Congressional Staff About Lifetime Benefits for At-Risk Kids

(Gaithersburg, MD) – Over 400 members of the Head Start community gathered in Washington, D.C. last Tuesday, January 24th to learn, network and advocate. Conference participants heard six Me..

Jan 20
2012

BROTHERS Receives 2012 Children of the Dream Award at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

(Gaithersburg, MD) - The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee announced the winners of its 2012 Children of the Dream award, presented at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration ..

Dec 6
2011

Third Annual Worldwide Help-Portrait Event Reaches Out to Families in Need

(Gaithersburg, MD) - This December 10th, photographers and volunteers from around the world will gather for the Third Annual Help-Portrait event. Healthy Family Montgomery (HFM), a program of Fami..

Nov 10
2011

Byron House Assisted Living Residents Donates Over One-Hundred Hand-Made Baby Bonnets and Scarves to Family Services, Inc.

(Gaithersburg, MD) - Byron House Assisted Living Residents have been busy over the last year, crocheting and knitting over one-hundred baby bonnets and scarves for infants and toddlers to donate t..

Sep 23
2011

Betty Ann Krahnke Center receives $20,000 as part of $3 million nationwide grant from the Mary Kay Foundation to combat domestic violence in Montgomery County

(Gaithersburg, MD) – Family Services’ Betty Ann Krahnke Center has been chosen to receive a $20,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundation as part of the organization’s annual $3 mil..

Sep 20
2011

Family Services’ Behavioral Health Services Awarded $200,000 to Launch New Electronic Medical Record System

(Gaithersburg, MD) - Family Services Inc. (FSI) is pleased to announce receipt of a $200,000 grant from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for Health Information Te..

Apr 14
2011

Bank of America Charitable Foundation Presents $15,000 Donation

(Gaithersburg, MD) – The Bank of America Charitable Foundation provided a grant of $15,000 to Family Services, Inc. for the Health Families Montgomery (HFM) program. HFM is a home-based earl..

Oct 4
2010

Family Services Awarded $1.9 Million SAMHSA Grant to Expand Primary Care to Individuals with Behavioral Health Disorders

(Gaithersburg, MD) – Family Services, Inc. (FSI) has been awarded a $1.9 million, four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Heal..

Oct 1
2010

Family Services Celebrates Expansion of Discovery Station Child Development Center

(Gaithersburg, MD) - Early Head Start’s Discovery Station Child Development Center, a program of Family Services, Inc., will officially celebrate the newly expanded school readiness and chil..

Sep 30
2010

Family Services Awarded Contract to Help Victims of Intimate Partner Violence

(Gaithersburg, MD) – The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (MCDHHS) has announced that Family Services, Inc. (FSI) has been awarded the Betty Ann Krahnke Center (BAK)..

Aug 2
2010

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center Announces Involvement in Child and Adult Care Food Program

(Gaithersburg, MD) – Montgomery Station’s Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services, a program of Family Services, Inc. (FSI), announces its participation in the Child and Adult Care Food Pr..