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.
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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!
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!
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 shared a link.
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.
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!
Family Support Council of Douglas County updated their cover photo.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone from our FSC family to yours! The Agency celebrated with a mini Thanksgiving meal on Thursday, 11/17 and here is a glimpse inside of our event. Thank you to Daniel Upton for filming/creating this mini video. The Staff and Board have so much to be thankful for this year!
Good morning everyone! Our Winter coat/apparel drive is in full swing! If you or your family is in need or warm winter clothing this season, please stop by the office any time today between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. We have items that will fit the whole family; baby all the way up to 2xl. Hope to see you soon!
Thank you Hilltop Community Church for your generous donation of 20 complete turkey dinners! Your donation means we can support even MORE families in Douglas County. Please drop in today if you are in need of a meal this Holiday or call 775-782-8692 with any questions!
We will be taking walk-ins all day tomorrow, Monday 11/21 and Tuesday 11/22 for those still in need of turkey dinners this Holiday. There is no appointment necessary, please just come in anytime between 8:00 a.m and 5:30 p.m. Interested parties will be subject to a quick intake and cash management process that should take no longer than 20-25 minutes. Call the Agency at 775-782-8692 with any questions otherwise, we look forward to helping everyone tomorrow!
We will also be holding our warm winter apparel giveaway. If you are in need of jackets, sweaters, hats, and mittens, please stop by the Agency!
Family Support Council of Douglas County with Veronica LaChance and Steve Decker.
We were honored to have Troop 331 of the Girl Scouts come visit today. Wonderful visit.
Family Support Council of Douglas County added 2 new photos.
A tremendous "thank you" goes out to the Carson Valley Active 20-30 Club #85 for their donation of 50 complete turkey dinners! We rely on it every year and are able to help so many families in Douglas County because of it! If you are still in need of a meal this Thanksgiving, please call Family Support Council at 775-782-8692.
Good morning Douglas County! Do you or someone you know need a little help during the holiday season? The staff of Family Support Council will be available to do Turkey Dinner Sign-ups from 1:00 to 5:00 today (11/17) and also from 9:00 to 1:00 tomorrow (11/18) at our office located at 1255 Waterloo Lane, Suite A in Gardnerville. No appointment necessary, just come on in and we will get you registered and you can leave with your Thanksgiving Dinner with all the trimmings. Any questions call 775-782-8692
Family Support Council of Douglas County shared Carson Valley Times's post.
Angel Trees are starting to go up all over the Carson Valley for the 29th year of Project Santa Claus! Pick up your Angel and help out a child in need. If you are unable to pick up an Angel in person you can go to https://family-support.org/product-category/angel/ to purchase a digital Angel and Family Support Council will do the shopping for you. You can also help by sharing this post to spread the word.
Family Support Council of Douglas County shared The Record-Courier's post.
Thank You for your service!
Family Support Council of Douglas County added 7 new photos — with Joni Smith Simons.
Thank you to CustomInk for their generous donation of 23 boxes of t-shirts and sweatshirts for our Coat and Warm Winter apparel drive! The CustomInk team that made this donation possible are Beth, Production Manager; Heather, Assistant Production Manager; Marty, QC lead and Kasey Willaman, Production Associate. The donation was picked up from the Longley Lane location. If you are in need of warm Winter items, please stop by the Agency on November 21st and 22nd or stop by CustomInk in Reno, NV for all of your custom t-shirt and screen printing needs!
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
Is your family in need of a Turkey Dinner this Thanksgiving? They will include: 1 Turkey, Potatoes, Veggies, Stuffing Mix, Cranberry, Rolls, and a Pumpkin Pie. Please fill out our online intake at http://www.family-support.org under the "contact us tab" or call the Agency to set up an appointment today. The dinners will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Sign ups will go through Friday, November 18th and are subject to an intake and cash management course.
Family Support Council of Douglas County updated their cover photo.
The Family Support Council office will be closing at 3:00pm today for the Halloween Holiday. Please call the crisis line at 775-782-8692 if you are in need otherwise, join us at Safety Street located at the CVIC hall in Minden, NV! Have a safe and happy Halloween everyone!
The Staff are honored and amazed that we will be recognized as "Employees of the Year" by the Chamber of Commerce! As an Agency, we strive to provide the best services possible to the residents of Douglas County. We are ever thankful for having our efforts acknowledged! Join us, and other wonderful organizations, November 5th at 6pm at the Carson Valley Inn!
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Family Support Council is beginning our annual Turkey Dinner Giveaway sign-ups. If your family is in need of a complete turkey dinner (frozen turkey, potatoes, sides, etc), please log on to http://www.family-support.org, click on the contact us tab, and fill out the intake. In the area marked "what can we help you with?" please state Turkey Dinner. Applicants will be subject to a brief intake process and cash management course and must not already be signed up with the CV Food Closet. Fill out the intake today or call 775-782-8692!