Family Support Council of Douglas County has been serving residents for over thirty years. As a 501(c)3 Non-Profit organization, we provide a wide variety of confidential and free support, resources, referrals, and educational services as well as emergency shelter for adult and child victims of domestic, sexual, and family, stalking or dating violence.

The mission of the Family Support Council is to provide Education, Prevention, and Intervention services to support growth and development of healthy families.

(775) 782-8692

FSC is committed to the highest standards of accountability and transparency. If you would like to see a record of our activities, click here

FSC Council News Fall 2016.pdf

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
January 19, 2017 at 1:58 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County with Carson Valley Lions Club and Steve Decker.

A GIGANTIC thank you goes out to the Lions Club for their donation of $1,000 for the "Raise the Roof" fund. We are now at 58% of our goal... How amazing!
We also need to recognize the Crystal Angels for a donation of $1,000 as well! We are so thankful for this Community.

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
January 11, 2017 at 5:17 pm

Normally, we try to offer help, but today, we have to ask for it. Our emergency shelter roof is out of time. We have active leaking and are looking for donated funds to help. Now's the time, click on the link, and donate by Paypal, or give a check to the office. Please make sure you use the Roofing donate button on the page, and we'll make sure you get recognized on that page. https://family-support.org/raisetheroof/

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Women and Children Emergency Shelter Roof Replacement – FAMILY SUPPORT COUNCIL

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Women and Children Emergency Shelter Roof Replacement The emergency shelter that provides a safe place for victims of domestic violence or sexual assault has outlived the roofing. The home was donated and moved into place in 2002, but not with a new roof. Sadly, we’re looking at $16,000 to replace...

Family Support Council of Douglas County
January 11, 2017 at 5:15 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County updated their cover photo.

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
January 9, 2017 at 8:40 am

For any families that may have been temporarily displaced, and need toiletries such as toothbrushes, soap, shampoo and so forth: come on down, we have them for you for free.

Family Support Council of Douglas County
January 5, 2017 at 2:50 pm

Do you have stories of the history of the Family Support Council? We were able to find a scrapbook, dating from 1982 - 1987, and are busy collecting the adventures and articles of the FSC. If you have memories you'd like to share, please comment on the page! https://family-support.org/history-of-the-fsc/

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History of the FSC – FAMILY SUPPORT COUNCIL

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 30, 2016 at 2:59 pm

Big shout out to Sonoma Scientific of Minden for their year end donation! We couldn't make an impact without support like theirs! http://www.sonomascientific.com/

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 30, 2016 at 2:11 pm

Case Manager position open!
JOB TITLE: Case Manager (Full Time) (Non-Exempt)
JOB DESCRIPTION: Conducts intakes with clients, prepares protection orders, hospital and court accompaniment, attends weekly case management meetings with advocates and therapists, provides case plans and safety plans for all victims and family members, refers clients to other services when appropriate. Assists with transportation when needed.
The Case Manager serves to stand and assist with direct client services outside of Program Manager. The advocate will work afternoon, weekends, and evening hours. The Case Manager will provide weekly house meetings and weekly goal setting meetings with each client to assist in the steps towards self-sufficiency. The Case Manager will assist with transportation needs as most entering our shelter facility have little to no personal belongings. The Case Manager will work along with the Program Manager to implement shelter policies and procedures.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have excellent writing skills, be skilled in the use of computers, specifically Microsoft Office Suite, have reliable transportation and be able to work a flexible schedule.
https://family-support.org/empvol/case-manager-bi-lingual/

Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 29, 2016 at 11:26 am

Family Support Council of Douglas County updated their cover photo.

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 23, 2016 at 1:53 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County added 2 new photos.

Thanks to Gardnerville Elementary School, Kid Pix Portrait Studio, and Crossfit Carson Valley for their amazing generosity! Because of them several more families in Douglas County can get a little help during this holiday season. Our Agency will be closing at 4:00pm today, but if you need help with gifts please feel free to contact our 24 hour crisis line at 775 782-8692. Happy Holidays from the Board, Volunteers, and Staff of FSC!

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 21, 2016 at 4:59 pm

This is why we do what we do. We are so thankful to be able to serve in Douglas County. Happy Holidays everyone

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 20, 2016 at 9:43 am

Family Support Council of Douglas County added 2 new photos — with Barbara Campbell and 4 others.

We cannot thank the folks at Testa Motorsports enough for this amazing donation of toys for kids in Douglas County, who might not have received a gift this holiday. If you missed the Project Santa deadline or did not qualify and need a little help with gifts please go to https://family-support.org/contact-us/ and fill out the online intake. A member of the FSC staff will be in touch. Thank you again Testa for being another part of what makes our community so special!

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 19, 2016 at 10:40 am

Beginning January 3rd, 2017 we will be opening for consistent extended hours! Family Support Council will be open from 9:00a-6:00p, Monday-Friday. We hope this helps to better serve residents of Douglas County!

Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 17, 2016 at 6:44 pm

If you are struggling, or have fallen on hard times this Holiday season, Family Support Council can help. Follow the link below, fill out our online intake (*click here for Holiday help*) and someone will be in contact with you as early as Monday to assist with gifts for your children.
http://Www.family-support.org/contact-us

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Contact Us – FAMILY SUPPORT COUNCIL

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 16, 2016 at 11:06 am

Family Support Council will be closed from 12-5p in celebration of our Agency Holiday Party. If there is an emergency, please call 911 or if you are in need of immediate assistance call our 24 hour crisis line at 775-782-8692.

Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 15, 2016 at 10:16 am

Thank you Cristek Interconnects, Inc. for dropping off a donation to the Agency this morning! We received items such as: twin blankets, twin bed sheets, toys, toiletry items, a monetary donation and so much more! We are so thankful for those in our community that are so giving! These items will be very helpful to the women and children living at our Shelters.

Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 13, 2016 at 10:34 am

Family Support Council of Douglas County added 3 new photos.

The Agency had a little fun and participated in a Holiday door decorating contest! Congratulations Veronica LaChance on winning 1st place for her "Grinch" door, 2nd place to Daniel Upton and his staff for "O' Christmas Tree", and 3rd place to Norma Ruelas and Jennie Anker Forzani for "Santa Claus". We believe activities like these enforces team building within the Agency! Happy (soon to be) Holidays everyone!

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 7, 2016 at 7:05 am

We've completed the training for the first batch of 4 Case Managers, 9 whole weeks! Time to hire the next batch. Looking to hire another 4 full-time (with benefits). Apply online at https://family-support.org/cmjr/ or come in.

Case Manager – Jessie’s Ranch – FAMILY SUPPORT COUNCIL

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Case Manager – Jessie’s Ranch Compensation: $9.00 – 11.00/hr JOB TITLE: Case Manager (Part Time or Full Time) (Non-Exempt) JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is responsible for participating as a team member providing services to adults experiencing intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities…

Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 5, 2016 at 10:17 am

Are you in need of a Christmas tree this Holiday Season? 5 Clover Ranch Equestrian Center is graciously donating freshly cut trees plus all of the ornaments and lights needed! Please call us to sign up today at 775-782-8692. You can either pick up the tree or have it delivered... Happy Holidays everyone!

Family Support Council of Douglas County
December 3, 2016 at 4:44 pm

Join us at tonight's 21st Annual Parade of Lights! We will be there with our Nightmare Before Christmas float. We feel so lucky to live here!

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December 2, 2016 at 1:44 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County shared their post.

Family Support Council is still looking to hire an Advocate/Outreach Case Manager to work at Stateline. The position is 20 hours per week and will have paid Holidays. Please apply by following the link below!

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Family Support Council is hiring a 20-hour a week Case Manager I position to work up at Stateline. Come be one of the best! Help victims of violence. http://www.family-support.org/empvol

Family Support Council of Douglas County
November 30, 2016 at 4:19 pm

A huge thank you goes out to City National Bank for their donation of $300! This money will go to general support in our day-to-day operations at Family Support Council.

Family Support Council of Douglas County
November 30, 2016 at 4:05 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County shared a link.

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Carson Valley Times | Multi-faceted Jessie’s Ranch Plan A Reach Back Into The Past To Benefit Douglas County’s Future

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by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 12 min read MINDEN, Nev. -- There is a length of chain hanging atop the front fence on the old Seeman Ranch property off of Buckeye Road in Minden. Like many obscure nooks and crannies of Carson Valley lore, it's at best a mere afterthought to most.

Family Support Council of Douglas County
November 28, 2016 at 5:30 pm

On Friday, December 9th 2016, the mammovan will be coming to Douglas County! It will be open from 8:00a-3:30p at the Friends In Service Helping (F.I.S.H) Rancho Family Resource Center. This is located at 921 Mitch Dr in Gardnerville, NV.

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November 27, 2016 at 9:44 am

It's that time of year! We have Angels for Project Santa Claus. Purchase 1 or more, we'll shop for the kids, and make sure the presents are wrapped and on time. We only have 22 this year on the website, so get them while you can.

There are also physical trees around the community, if you want to shop yourself. You can stop by the office to purchase as well!

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Angel – FAMILY SUPPORT COUNCIL

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
November 25, 2016 at 9:39 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County updated their cover photo.

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