Family Services Association (FSA) of Northeastern Pennsylvania is marking Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. Janine A. Fortney, LSW, is the program director of the Children’s Center of Susquehanna & Wyoming Counties, a children’s advocacy center, one of 14 programs offered by the FSA, which provides services and programs inContinue Reading

Submitted Photos On March 30, the Wyoming County Commissioners proclaimed April as Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month, in conjunction with the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) of Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties. CAC director Janie Fortney and her staff subsequently placed pinwheels at several locations in the Tunkhannock area, including the countyContinue Reading

Submitted Article Celebrating the recent receipt of an important grant are (above, from left) Gertrude C. McGowan, CEO of Family Service Association; Janine Fortney, Children’s Center Director, Family Service Association of Northeastern PA; and Shealynn Shave, Executive Director of Wyoming County Community Health Foundation. The Children’s Center, a child advocacyContinue Reading

Handling registration on June 21 for Breaking Clays for Kids were (top, from left) Janine Fortney and Amber Loomis. Preparing for a second year of fun and a higher score were (from right) Nina, Scott, Adrian and Amanda Zannon. The tournament also served as a family outing for (from left)Continue Reading

Full-time staff members of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties include (above, from left) Andrea Venesky, Janine Fortney and Kimberly Tuttle. CAC trauma therapist Andrew Venesky (below, right) shows Rex Catlin (left) and Loren Stone of Endless Mountains Health Systems the medical examination room in CAC’s newContinue Reading

Submitted Article The Children’s Center of Susquehanna & Wyoming Counties invites you to attend an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 28. Law Enforcement is invited to the center from 9 to 11:30 am, and the center will be open to the public from 3 to 6 pm. Come check outContinue Reading

The Children’s Center of Susquehanna & Wyoming Counties and the Pennsylvania Chapter of Children’s Advocacy Centers and Multidisciplinary Teams issued the following statement on Tuesday: With the release of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report concerning the abuse of children in six Pennsylvania Catholic Dioceses last week, we believe that itContinue Reading