Opening Doors Toward Brighter Futures for Victims of Domestic Violence

By Suzanne Weerts – July 2018 Family Service Agency of Burbank: Opening Doors Toward Brighter Futures for Victims of Domestic Violence   Drive down any sun-soaked Burbank neighborhood street and…

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Senator Anthony Portantino Honors Family Service Agency As Non-Profit of the Year on Senate Floor

By suzanneweerts@sbcglobal.net On June 9, 2018 Tweet Eight years ago, when Portantino was serving in the State Assembly, his beloved older brother Michael committed suicide at age 52. The owner of the…

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“Manecdotes” Shares Stories Of Fatherhood To Benefit FSA

By Lisa Paredes On May 31, 2018 Ten local storytellers share true stories of fatherhood for Manecdotes, a one night only show, on Sunday evening, June 3 at The Colony Theatre in Burbank….

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Family Service Agency Is A Godsend

By suzanneweerts@sbcglobal.net On May 27, 2018 Tweet The work provided by Family Service Agency is an important contribution to the Burbank community yet it can be difficult to quantify. Of course, there…

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Family Service Agencies Annual CareWalk Brings Out over 400 Walkers Supporting Mental Health

By suzanneweerts@sbcglobal.net On April 24, 2018 On Saturday, April 21, the Burbank community filled Johnny Carson Park with compassion, generosity and physical fitness as they took to the paths and over the…

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Family Service Agency Carewalk Honoree Shows A Great Diel of Compassion

By suzanneweerts@sbcglobal.net On April 20, 2018 As the old Chinese saying goes, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” In July of 1953, when three local educators fought…

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Pennies Spent Today are Dollars Saved Tomorrow

By suzanneweerts@sbcglobal.net On March 8, 2018 Tweet When Michael Cusumano was growing up in Burbank and playing Vikings football, enjoying the annual Jaycee carnival at McCambridge Park and riding his bicycle to…

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“Diversity” Show Raises Funds For Family Service Agency

By Lisa Paredes On November 8, 2017 Tweet Diversity: Stories of Connection in an Urban Jungle appears at The Colony Theatre on Monday, November 13, for a one-night-only show. A collection of true…

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Listen To Your Mother Burbank Honors Moms And Supports Family Service Agency

By Lisa Paredes On April 21, 2016  Listen To Your Mother Burbank takes The Colony Theatre stage for one show Sunday evening, May 1, at 7:00 p.m. Proceeds from the story-telling event about…

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FSA ~ A Community-based Agency Without Walls!

Regrettably, it is no longer a surprise that most, if not all, present day human-driven catastrophes experienced on our nation’s school campuses and in our communities have unaddressed mental health…

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