In The News


Poughkeepsie’s SNUG Tackles Shootings Through Therapy ( – The Trace, January 2022

Family Services is hiring more social workers, expanding hours. Here’s how it will help.– Poughkeepsie Journal, January 19th, 2022

Family Services announces growth plan in response to need for more behavioral health plans – Southern Dutchess News, January 2022

Poughkeepsie Family Partnership Center eyes improvements ( – Poughkeepsie Journal, April 2022


Family Partnership Center in Poughkeepsie receives $250K for new roof.– Poughkeepsie Journal

Poughkeepsie police launch program to reduce violence among youth -Poughkeepsie Journal

Gang violence cycle has few sustainable solutions -Poughkeepsie Journal

Festival of Trees draws large crowds to Poughkeepsie for holiday gifts and more-Mid Hudson News

Family Services’ Center for Victim Safety and Support Walking a Mile to end sexual assault & domestic violence Healthy Lifestyles, September 22


City of Poughkeepsie film production latest attempt to stem violence   Poughkeepsie Journal, November 2

SNUG workers walk Poughkeepsie streets to help end gun violence Hudson Valley News 12, October 8

Walk A Mile on Rail Trail set Oct. 10 Northern Dutchess News (pg 3), October 7

Walktoberfest draws hundreds on sunny fall day Poughkeepsie Journal, October 5

Youth services in Poughkeepsie: How families can make most of offerings Poughkeepsie Journal, October 1

Young gangs of Poughkeepsie: How trauma is leading to more violence Poughkeepsie Journal, October 1

Walk A Mile events center on domestic violence prevention Southern Dutchess News (pg 10), September 30

SNUG holds response to teen murder Mid-Hudson News, September 28

Poughkeepsie family mourns, calls for end to violence in the wake of teen’s death Poughkeepsie Journal, September 25

Fatal shooting: 15-year-old identified; Police, SNUG asks community to help Poughkeepsie Journal, September 23

Fatal shooting of Poughkeepsie student: ‘This was not random,’ Rolison says Poughkeepsie Journal, September 22

10th Walk A Mile Event set Oct 1-15 with new look Healthy Lifestyles (pg 6), September 16

Prison to Poughkeepsie: Teen focuses on path to college, aspires to own businesses Poughkeepsie Journal, September 16

SNUG Family Services outreach workers canvass City of Poughkeepsie, Poughkeepsie Journal, September 2

SNUG holds cease-fire response after murder Mid Hudson News, August 18

Fatal shooting: SNUG rallies against violence, police confirm victim as Tyshawn Crosslands Poughkeepsie Journal, August 17

Coach seeking donated basketballs for kids camp Mid Hudson News, July 26

Westchester Med Center Health Network, Family Services to partner on behavioral health services Mid Hudson News, July 21

20 Best Places To Work In Poughkeepsie According to Zippia, July 20

HealthAlliance parent company to give out grants as leaders call on group to restore mental health unit in Ulster Daily Freeman, May 28

Coronavirus: Family Services unsure of future with staff and spending cuts Poughkeepsie Journal, April 28

Community leader, Poughkeepsie youth advocate Theo ‘Tree’ Arrington dies Poughkeepsie Journal, April 20

Domestic violence amid coronavirus: Dutchess agencies alter strategies provide help Poughkeepsie Journal, April 17

Coronavirus: How Dutchess is continuing assistance for homeless, mental health Poughkeepsie Journal, March 19

Letter to the Editor: Family Services offers Teen Resource Activity Center drop-in program Southern Dutchess News, March 4

Millerton man’s journey from Guatemala to Millerton culminates with citizenship Poughkeepsie  Journal, February 8

Family Services to host Annual Report to the Community luncheon Mid Hudson News, January 24


Guest Column: Feldman: New York’s bail reform ignores risks to victims of domestic violence, December 13

Family Services unveils new local, branding strategy Southern Dutchess News, December 11

Family-friendly walk encourages all to support the fight against domestic abuse, sexual assault on Oct. 4 Southern Dutchess News, September 25

Family Services’ Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® event centerpiece of First Friday Poughkeepsie in October Southern Dutchess News, July 31

Community Agencies Receive Infrastructure Project Support with Dutchess County Agency Partner Grant Funds, June 5

Family Services launches free legal service for crime victims in City of Poughkeepsie Poughkeepsie Journal, May 6

Hudson Valley Mental Health merges into Family Services Poughkeepsie Journal, April 8

Arnoff, Rossi families to receive Family Services award; PKGO Getters launches Poughkeepsie Journal March 28


Poughkeepsie Community Members Respond to Recent Gun Violence Spectrum News, November 10

Why Poughkeepsie is rallying for after-school programs Poughkeepsie Journal, October 26

Vigil to be held for Domestic Violence Awareness month Poughkeepsie Journal, October 16

LSHV to receive $6.5 million over five years October 15

Breaking the Silence: Caught in the Crosshairs, September 27

Kathleen Murphy joins Family Services Southern Dutchess News, September 26

Member Highlight: Family Services Inc. The Nonprofit Centers Network, September 17

Low-income teens get new job opportunity in Beacon Spectrum News July 17

Separating children from parents can cause substantial damage: Column Poughkeepsie Journal, July 5

SNUG event responds to Poughkeepsie shooting Poughkeepsie Journal, June 20

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Family Services looks to expand, merge with Hudson Valley Mental Health Poughkeepsie Journal, February 2