History of the FSC

Scrapbook #1 1982-1987

  • June 1982 formed as Douglas County to Prevent Family Abuse
  • November 1982 began crisis call line services 24 hours/day
  • January 1983 began services to Stateline and the lake

Fundraising History 1984-1986

  • August 1986 began providing safe homes through local residents who opened their homes (Now Pat’s Place)
  • September 1987 started serving families in the first family preservation program in Nevada
  • September 1987 changed the name to Family Support Council of Douglas County
  • December 1989 FSC started CASA in Douglas County to support children with court interaction
  • 1990 began Parents and Children Together program

1990 - 1991.pdf

1991 - 1992.pdf

  • 1992 opened the new office on Waterloo
  • 2002 opened the emergency women and children shelter, Abbey’s Crossing
  • December 2016 began services to adults with developmental disabilities, Jessie’s Ranch

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