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Be More Resilient This Holiday Season

News and Events - November 16, 2018

Remember This Holiday Season; the Word Wellness Begins with We “Rats, nobody sent me a Christmas card today. I almost wish there wasn’t a holiday season. I know nobody likes me. Why do we have…

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Under the Shelter of Each Other, People Survive

News and Events - November 16, 2018

“Under the Shelter of Each Other, People Survive” – Old Gaelic Saying Headlines regularly chronicle shocking acts of violence, accidents, natural disasters, as well as child abuse and neglect. Recent events, both locally and nationally,…

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ErieBank Donates Child’s Bike to Big Brothers Big Sisters

News and Events - November 16, 2018

  Thank you to ErieBank for donating a child’s bike as part of a recent team-building project. We cannot wait to give this to one of our littles! Pictures from left to right are Danielle…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Hosts Annual Fundraiser

News and Events - May 9, 2018

The staff and board of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of NW PA hope  this year’s Bowl For Kids’ Sake fundraiser will be a perfect 300. Bowl For Kids’ Sake, the signature fundraiser…

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Family Services of NW PA Opens New Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic in Erie

News and Events - April 5, 2018

Family Services of NW PA has opened a new Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic in Erie in collaboration with Safe Harbor Behavioral Health of UPMC Hamot. The new Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic will provide access to the vital…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters to Hold Ultimate Raffle

News and Events - September 12, 2017

On Friday, November 3, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of NW PA will host the First Annual Ultimate Raffle. The fundraising event will be held at the Prep Villa Event Center from 7:00…

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Andrea Pays It Forward to Big Brothers Big Sisters

News and Events - September 12, 2017

THANK YOU to Andrea, who found the Lakeside Auto Pay it Forward Truck last week and chose to give the money to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of NW PA. As if that…

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Family Services of NW PA Achieves National Accreditation

News and Events - September 8, 2017

ERIE, PA (September 4, 2017) – Family Services of NW PA has received an expedited accreditation by the Council on Accreditation (COA), an achievement only received by approximately 30% of organizations seeking accreditation. Organizations pursue…

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Big Brothers Big Sisters in Western Crawford County Seeks Teams to “Bowl For Kids’ Sake”

News and Events - January 31, 2017

MEADVILLE, PA (January 30, 2017) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Family Services of NW PA in Western Crawford County is looking for businesses, organization and individuals to participate in its annual Bowl For Kids’…

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Family Services Co-Hosting Upcoming Trauma Seminar

News and Events - April 27, 2016

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month (April 2016) and Mental Health Awareness Month (May 2016), Family Services of NW PA has partnered with the Booker T. Washington Center and Mothers Against Teen Violence (MATV)…

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