Fifth Annual TP in the Springs

Kathy Peterson, TP in the Springs

Family Life Services is blessed and honored to be a recipient of one of the most practical and helpful programs in the city – TP the Springs. This is a program started by Kathy Peterson who recognized a very basic need of every household –  toilet paper!  Every year, we receive pallets of toilet paper collected by

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March Update from the Family Life Services Board

Where They Are Now

Dear Friend of Family Life Services, After over ten years of marriage, violence filling the last few of them, Andrea finally reached out for help. Her children, no strangers to the violence, had started acting out and she found herself struggling with depression. She mentioned what was occurring at home to a friend. Her friend

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Get to Know Our Office Manager Peg

Peg

We wanted to share with you our amazing staff over the next few posts. Today we sat down with our wonderful Office Manager, Peg Wiederholt. Peg has been with FLS for almost nine years. We hope you love her as much as we do! We should mention that Peg enjoys in-depth study of God’s word

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FLS & Greccio Housing to Host Open House

FLS Carriage House

On January 23, 2014 4-5:30 PM at 1880 South Cascade Ave. there will be an Open House. This event is  scheduled for community leaders and partners to  learn more about how FLS and Greccio Housing will be working together in the future to provide affordable housing options to low-income, female head of household families in

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Family Life Services and Greccio Housing Join Forces

FLSGATE

January 7, 2014 (Colorado Springs) – As non-profits seek to provide critical services to our community, the collaborations they develop can sometimes have a greater impact on their community than that of a single agency. By working together, they can be better positioned to achieve shared goals, advance missions, enhance long-term viability, and improve the

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Single Moms Are Invited to Join Women of Courage in 2014

Family Life Services

This year I am going to eat healthy foods, be nicer, read scripture everyday, do my paperwork immediately, join a gym, keep my house cleaner…all worthy resolutions I have made in the past. My typical resolution, in recent years,  has been to have only one resolution.  Simple and done: no guilt around the corner for

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Thanking God for a Safety Net ~ Andrea’s Story

Children on Swing

After over ten years of marriage, violence filling the last few of them, Andrea finally reached out to seek help. Her children, no strangers to the violence, had started acting out and she found herself struggling with depression. She mentioned what was occurring at home to a friend who helped her see that what was

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Executive Director Job Posting

The Board Executive Search Committee for FLS now taking resumes for our newly revamped Executive Director leadership position. Masters degree required, LCSW preferred. Experience and a heart to serve a must. Cover letter, resume and references will be accepted now through December 31, 2013 or until qualified applicant is found. Please send documents to: Twyla

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2013 Volunteer Service Award Winners Named

2012 Volunteer Service Award

Each year, at Family Life Services we honor two individual volunteers and one volunteer group who have gone above and beyond in their commitment to Family Life Services and the support they provide to the families we serve. These volunteers are awarded the Nancy Parker Brummett Service Award, and it is our pleasure to announce

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November Friends Letter

Fall Trees

Dear faithful friends, “Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” Luke 6:38 (NIV) Greetings! The year is winding down but the calendar is filling up. We hope

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