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
February 17, 2017 at 3:25 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County updated their cover photo.

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
February 9, 2017 at 1:44 pm

Family Support Council has closed for the day due to the extreme weather conditions. Please stay safe everyone and call our emergency crisis line at 775-782-8692 for any immediate assistance.

Family Support Council of Douglas County
February 7, 2017 at 6:03 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County updated their cover photo.

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
February 7, 2017 at 2:54 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County with Janice Rice and 6 others.

Attention members of Douglas County! We are looking for Grillers to compete in this year's Annual Grillin n Chillin on July 8th, 2017 at Minden Park. Come and join in on this fun event and show support for Family Support Council! Also, don't forget to tag your friends!

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
February 7, 2017 at 9:55 am

Family Support Council of Douglas County added an event.

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Advocacy Day at the Legislature/Aktion Club

Advocacy Day at the Legislature/Aktion Club

We are excited that you are planning to join us on the trip to visit our State Capitol and the Nevada State Legislature. We'll be transporting folks who are interested in advocating for people with developmental disabilities. Family Support is providing transport only. This is an Aktion Club event. Flyer is located at: https://family-support.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Aktion-Club-Advocacy-Day-Agenda-2017.pdf

Family Support Council of Douglas County
February 6, 2017 at 2:06 pm

Family Support Council of Douglas County shared their post.

The Family Support Council has full-time positions with benefits available for our Jessie’s Ranch Program. Interviews are available immediately. Paid training. Follow link for full description and to apply.

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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.

Family Support Council of Douglas County
February 2, 2017 at 10:19 am

Family Support Council is hiring! The Agency is in search of an on-call to part-time Supervised Visitation and Exchange monitor. The position will oversee all private and court ordered visitations.

https://family-support.org/empvol/monitor/

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Monitor – FAMILY SUPPORT COUNCIL

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Under the direct supervision of the Programs Director, the monitor works with parents and children doing supervised visits and exchanges.

Family Support Council of Douglas County
January 31, 2017 at 2:47 pm

Thank you Diane C. for your donation of $100 towards our Raise the Roof fund! We are now at $13,000 and are ever closer to our goal of $16,000. However, we still need your help! Even a small donation of $25 can make all of the difference. Follow the link below for more information...

https://family-support.org/raisetheroof/

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Women and Children Emergency Shelter Roof Replacement – FAMILY SUPPORT COUNCIL

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Family Support Council of Douglas County
January 22, 2017 at 8:26 pm

Family Support Council will be delaying opening our office until 12:00 p.m. (noon) tomorrow to accommodate the weather and DCSD late start. If you have questions/concerns that require immediate attention, please call our 24-hour crisis line at 775-782-8692. Thank you all and please stay safe.

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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Sonoma Scientific

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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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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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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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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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