January/February 2023 Newsletter

A Note from Our CEOFamily Services Strongby Leah Feldman When I started at Family Services 13 years ago as a Victim Advocate, I never imagined I would be writing to you today as CEO of this great agency. As I prepare for this new role, I am continually reminded of the thing that remains fundamentally […]

September/October 2022

  A Note from Our CEO Remember Where You Came From by Brian Doyle Remember where you came from” – These words have been spoken by individuals who might be envious of another’s achievements and accomplishments coming out of a marginalized community and yet achieving success in their lives. That envious person might be unconsciously reinforcing […]

July/August 2022

  A Note from Our CEO Saving Our Children: Guns are only part of the problem. by Brian Doyle In the days following the massacres at Buffalo and Uvalde there were necessary conversations about what measures could be taken to reduce access to lethal arms for those who would wield those horrible weapons to wound, […]

May/June 2022

  A Note from Our CEO What We Value:  Bringing People Together To Find the Support They Need, Improving Their Lives And Communities, And Building a Stronger, Safer Hudson Valley. by Brian Doyle Along with our clear mission, we hold our agency values close to our hearts as they are embedded in our mission and […]

March/April 2022 Newsletter

  A Note from Our CEO Reminding Yourself to be Hopeful by Brian Doyle   At Family Services we often say that our most important work is helping people to see within themselves the assets and strength to overcome their challenges, to make better their own lives. Perhaps that is no more true anywhere than […]

January/February 2022 Newsletter

  A Note from Our CEO Back and Forth by Brian Doyle   A relentless pandemic; Unprecedented staffing difficulties; Increases in violence that impacts youth, families and community; A farewell and best wishes to a number of longstanding Family Services staff, perhaps most notably, the talents of Robin Peritz and Joan Crawford – These were […]

2021 November/December

  A Note from Our CEO Upended, Still Resolute  by Brian Doyle Upended is how it often feels like these days! There are countless ways that the Coronavirus has had continuing and extraordinary consequences for all of us and yet we move forward. As a nation, we have suffered more than 750,000 deaths. Worldwide the […]

2021 September/October Newsletter

  A Note from Our CEO Enhanced Parenting Time Program in Ulster County  by Brian Doyle   I am thrilled that we are undertaking a new initiative in Ulster County that will further our work in strengthening families and ensuring closer ties between parents and their children. When I think of the Agency’s name, Family […]

July/August Newsletter

   A Note from Our CEO  HAPPENING SUMMER  by Brian Doyle As we move through these sultry, summer days one would think that we all slow down and savor the beauty of summer. While we do appreciate this season, it’s hardly about slowing down. There are lots of Youth Programming opportunities at the Family Partnership Center, including […]

2021 May/June Newsletter

   A Note from Our CEO: A Roof Over Our Heads and a Warm Welcome for All Who Enter Honoring the Legacy of Theodore “Tree” Arrington  Brian Doyle Tree Arrington was a leader and a change maker who challenged each of us to ask ourselves: What are we doing to help children in our community?  He faithfully […]