Counsler Gabrielle Scott from Family and Childrens Services holds Chance the puppy dog as camper Dean Badders of Fallston gives him a hug during the body safety session at the Havre de Grace Police Safety Camp at the Havre de Grace Community Center Wednesday.
L-R: Katie Cashman, Deputy Chief, Program Operations; F.T. Burden, CEO; and Nan Workinger, CFO, display FCS’s certificate of accreditation from CARF International. Family and Children’s Services (FCS) is proud to announce this week that the agency has been issued national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for three years for the following programs […]
Family and Children’s Services (FCS) has appointed Jennifer Redding, LCSW-C, Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services. Redding brings with her more than 20 years of combined counseling, social work, and case management experience, including a nearly eight-year stint with FCS in multiple roles. In her new position, Redding will be responsible for the administrative, management, and […]
Family and Children’s Services (FCS) has partnered with the Howard County Office of the Local Children’s Board to launch the Building Youth Resiliency program, an initiative aimed at identifying disconnected youth and children of incarcerated parents whose physical and mental wellbeing are at-risk. The program seeks to intervene in these cases and match this vulnerable population with basic […]
BALTIMORE – Family and Children’s Services (FCS) will host its inaugural spring fundraiser, Family Zoo Day, Sunday, May 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. All proceeds from the event will benefit FCS’s children’s initiatives, including its Healthy Families and Family Stability programs. Tickets for the event are $50 […]
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and it is an issue that is deserving of our attention. We’re always shocked and saddened to hear that a young child or teenager has been sexually abused. It’s your classic “I never would have expected…” type of scenario. However, unfortunately, the sexual abuse of children is more common […]
A Baltimore County woman has been arrested after police say she was seen in a video beating two of her children in an attempt to get her husband’s attention. Rachel Marie Pietro, 26, has been charged with two counts of second-degree assault and second-degree child abuse. She is being held without bail.
Dear Friends of Family and Children’s Services, A common business principle maintains that you must plan your work before you can work your plan. This concept was the guiding philosophy for Family and Children’s Services Fiscal Year 2016. In the months following the appointment of F.T. Burden as CEO in September of 2015, FCS committed […]