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

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
September 29, 2016 at 1:10 am

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September 28, 2016 at 4:01 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County added an event.

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2016 Candlelight Vigil

2016 Candlelight Vigil

Please join us for our 2016 Candlelight Vigil in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This years event will feature survivor stories and musical tributes from Christina Bourne and Olivia Swearingen.

Family Support Council of Douglas County
September 27, 2016 at 8:36 pm
Family Support Council of Douglas County
September 27, 2016 at 11:24 am

Just a friendly reminder, we still have room on our list for Costume Patch. If your child, or someone you know has a child in need of a Halloween costume this year, call to sign up! It is first come, first serve, and we are looking to help approximately 50-60 children. Call 775-782-8692 today!

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
September 22, 2016 at 4:09 pm

We want to send a great big THANK YOU out to Connoisseur Carpet, Tile and Upholstery Cleaning for the amazing job they did stripping and sealing our lobby floor. AMAZING JOB!!!!!!

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September 22, 2016 at 1:20 am

Family Support Council of Douglas County updated their cover photo.

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September 21, 2016 at 10:43 am

The It Takes a Village Music Festival was a HUGE success! Due to the hard work of Cindy Webb and the Greater Genoa Business Association the concert raised over 4,000 dollars! Thank you so much for inviting us to be a part of this wonderful event.

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September 20, 2016 at 7:20 am

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September 19, 2016 at 9:29 am

Talk Like A Pirate Day!

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September 19, 2016 at 9:29 am

Family Support Council of Douglas County updated their cover photo.

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September 14, 2016 at 1:56 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County with Veronica LaChance.

Thank you Veronica LaChance, for all the service through your years with us. We would not be the agency we are without you!

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September 14, 2016 at 9:32 am

If you have any broken, slightly damaged, or unusable cell phones laying around, drop them off at our office and we'll take them off your hands... We can turn them into cash for our Agency! Phones can be donated any time between 9 and 5! We will take chargers also. For more information on the program, visit this site: http://www.smartphonerecycling.com/

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Earn Money Through Smartphone Recycling

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Recycle Smartphones & Cell Phones for Cash SmartphoneRecycling.com is the #1 bulk smartphone recycling program in the United States. Thousands of participating nonprofits, businesses & individuals have earned tens of millions of dollars through our program. We have responsibly recycled over 7 millio...

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September 13, 2016 at 4:07 pm

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September 13, 2016 at 4:02 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County added 2 new photos — with Joni Smith Simons and 6 others.

September is Hunger Action Awareness Month! Family Support Council is showing their support by rocking our orange spoons for #spoontember. Donate food to the Carson Valley Community Food Closet today!

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September 12, 2016 at 8:17 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County shared Douglas County, Nevada's post.

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Please share-Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has issued an AMBER ALERT for two children. The biological father lost custodial rights to his two children today. At 1711 hours 9-12-16 date He entered his parent’s residence located in Northern Douglas County and physically removed his two children after committing domestic battery on his mother.
The two children, Hailey Valdez, age 4 is a white female juvenile, 3ft 30 lbs. With dirty blonde hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a purple top with ruffled sleeves and purple pants.
The second child is Lucas Valdez,age 2 is a white male juvenile, 2 ft talland 20 lbs. He was last seen wearing a blue teeshirt. He has dirty blonde hair and brown eyes.

The suspect, DASON VALDEZ ,AGE 29, A white male adult 507 165lbs, bro hair and bro eyes. He has a full length beard.

The suspect was accompanied by a female, Krystal Reid, 27 years WFA, 504 130 Bro hair and green eyes.

The children were placed into a White 2000 Mazda 4 door Protégé. The vehicle did not have any license plates.

We do not know the direction of travel from the residence. It is unknown where the suspects may be going. The suspects are homeless.

Any information please call 911.

Family Support Council of Douglas County
September 12, 2016 at 9:58 am

Family Support Council is now accepting sign-ups for our 4th Annual Costume Patch on October 21st! If your child, or a child you know, is in need of a costume this Halloween season, please call us today! We are taking up up to 50 entries and it is on a first come, first serve basis. Please provide us with your child's name, your name, contact number, and desired costume (we cannot guarantee they will receive this costume). 775-782-8692

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September 12, 2016 at 9:52 am

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September 10, 2016 at 8:11 am

Family Support Council of Douglas County at Heritage Park.

Join us, along with many other great organizations and businesses, for Suicide Prevention Networks annual Walk in Memory, Walk for Hope. We will be out here from 8:00a to 1:00p!

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September 3, 2016 at 12:00 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County added 99 new photos to the album: It Takes A Village — at Mormon Station State Historic Park.

Greater Genoa Business Association

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It Takes A Village

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September 1, 2016 at 9:16 am

Family Support Council of Douglas County shared Family TIES of Nevada (Authorized Page)'s post.

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The Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities (NGCDD) has set aside some Consumer Leadership Development Funds for parents and families of transition age students with disabilities to attend the 2016 Nevada Transition Conference on October 14th and 15th at The Nugget in Sparks.

http://www.ndalc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Save-the-date-2016-NTC-.pdf

Family Support Council of Douglas County
August 30, 2016 at 9:26 am

Tickets are still available for the "It Takes a Village" music festival at Mormon Station Historic Park in Genoa, NV! VIP tickets are $38, General Admission $28, and kids are only $5! Follow the link below to purchase your tickets today.
https://family-support.org/events/it-takes-a-village/

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
August 29, 2016 at 8:43 pm

FSC is ready to start interviewing for the new program, Jessie's Ranch! Interested individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of adults with developmental disabilities should apply on our page.

Must be 18 (or will be by the time they start work), and pass a background check. Paid training is provided, so no education beyond high school diploma is required. Click the image to learn more and apply.

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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
August 24, 2016 at 4:36 pm

Case Manager positions open!

JOB TITLE: Case Manager (Part Time or 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.

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Case Manager – FAMILY SUPPORT COUNCIL

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Case Manager Compensation: 12.00 – 14.00/hr JOB TITLE: Case Manager (Part Time or 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...

Family Support Council of Douglas County
August 24, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Office Maintenance Staff
Family Support Council has a part-time, minimum wage, janitorial position available. The position scheduled for 5-hours per week, typically during normal business hours on Tuesday and Thursday. The schedule may be adjusted based on need and prior approval. Successful candidate must be 18 years of age. This position is an at-will position and online training, pre-employment criminal background check and drug screening required.

If you know someone that might be interested, please have them complete our application online

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Employment/Volunteer – FAMILY SUPPORT COUNCIL

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Employment/Volunteer employmentapplication– Please fill out and submit by fax (775)782-1942, drop it off at our office, or submit your information through the form/links below. Current Openings: Office Maintenance Case Manager High School Internships Volunteer Crisis Line Volunteer Executive Volunte...

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August 23, 2016 at 2:18 pm

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We still have the items below that were left unclaimed at this year's Grillin n Chillin. If any of these items belong to you, please pick them up before end of day Friday, 8/26, at 5:00 p.m. Thank you!

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A few personal belongings were left unclaimed at Grillin n Chillin! If any of the items in the picture below belong to you, please stop by the office anytime Monday-Friday between 9am and 5pm. There are measuring cups, a whisk, a large metal spoon, spatula, dance pants, and a turquoise bag filled with makeup. Thank you!