Organization Name : Family Support Services of Amarillo
Contact Person : Jesus Valiente, Crisis Interventionist
Website : http://www.fss-ama.org/
“Family Support Services (FSS) is a private, non-profit, multi-service agency that can trace its history back to 1908.
FSS serves over 25,000 people each year, including: Victims of sexual assault and family violence, at-risk children, families, and individuals in the Amarillo area, area residents in need of individual, group, marital, and family counseling, Veterans, family members of veterans, and surviving spouses.
Mission Statement: To empower individuals and families through comprehensive advocacy, education, and intervention services.
Vision: A community where individuals and families are healthy, stable, and violence-free
Core Values: Empowerment of families and individuals for success. Nurturing environment for staff and clients. Service to the community, clients and staff. Respect for the dignity and confidentiality of all individuals. Sound fiscal management (most recent tax return can be found here- Form 990).
Family Support Services places an emphasis on helping Amarillo and Texas Panhandle residents, especially during times of crisis or family turmoil. We are governed by a community volunteer board and trace our roots back to the beginning of social services in Amarillo. We provide integrated services in a continuum of care to meet the diverse needs of our clients, regardless of their ability to pay. The population served includes individuals in the Panhandle region, although most of our clients reside in Amarillo and Canyon.”