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By Austin Horne, LGBTQ+ Outreach Specialist and Evelyn Chang, Advancement Intern Oftentimes, perpetrators of domestic violence will target people who are solitary, or will isolate them from their friends and family. Many LGBTQ+ people also may not have a supportive family or community, leading to isolation and loneliness. A found family can act as a […]

This summer, Family Service of the Piedmont is honored to be a nonprofit partner for the Bank of America Student Leaders Program. This program places high school students with local nonprofit organizations for an eight-week paid internship, giving students the opportunity to engage with critical issues in their communities. About Evelyn Our 2022 Student Leader […]

Thursday, September 155:30-7 p.m.Monkee’s of High Point | 1329 N. Main St. Come learn more about the High Point Guild of Family Service of the Piedmont and shop for a good cause! Meet Guild Presidents Landi Bregman and Candi Montesa, mingle with members and learn what the Guild has planned for the upcoming year. All […]

Back row: Ron Haynes, therapist; Andres Mondragon, clinical supervisor; Nikki Lowman, Children’s Advocacy Center therapist; Janet Cecil, therapist; Wanda King, dual diagnosis case manager; Kim Martin, client health navigator; Christina Bryant, ICP nurse; Harry Suggs, IDT therapist. Front row: Ebony Gilmore, intern; Tonya Bunch, therapist; Natalia Wasserberg, therapist; Anita Jones, therapist. On Zoom: Dr. Jason […]

By Ciera Harrison, Human Trafficking Outreach Specialist Labor exploitation and labor trafficking are two distinct issues. Understanding the difference between them and how to recognize each situation is important to preventing and solving both. Labor Exploitation Labor exploitation is a broad term that is used to explain a variety of unfair forms of work where […]

By Evelyn Chang, Advancement Intern Do you need some strategies and tips for managing your money? Are you struggling to manage your finances? Sign up for a financial literacy classes today! Presented by United Way of Greater High Point and Family Service of the Piedmont, learn how to make your money work for you at […]

By Sondra Phelps, Sexual Assault Outreach Specialist, and Evelyn Chang, Advancement Intern While many people assume that older individuals are at less risk for sexual violence, elders have many of the same risk factors that contribute to higher numbers of sexual violence in very young children and people with disabilities. Like these groups, elders are […]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is an opportunity to acknowledge the harm done by elder abuse and discover ways to prevent and stop it. Elder abuse is stigmatized as an “impossible” act, and most older adults do not report the abuse because they fear retaliation, abandonment or neglect. The Facts Approximately 1 in 10 Americans […]

By Austin Horne, LGBTQ+ Outreach Specialist The labels used by the Q+ community are meant to help people find connection with similar people. While many Q+ people feel more in community with other queer people than with cisgender heterosexual people, many still hope to find groups of people with similar identities as a way to […]

In response to the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde Texas, the National Child Traumatic Stress Network has developed resources to help children, families, educators and communities navigate what they are seeing and hearing, acknowledge their feelings, and find ways to cope together. These resources include: Talking to Children about the Shooting Helping Youth After […]