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Your donation makes a difference.

Your donation can change a life. It means a safe place to stay for a domestic violence survivor and her children. It means counseling for a child who is recovering from trauma. It means a trained responder on the other end of the phone line—24 hours a day, 365 days a year—for rape victims. It means a first apartment and a second chance for a family that was once homeless. Partner with us today to keep this important work going. Here’s how you can give:

  • Online donations

    Use our online donation portal to make a secure donation today.
    You can also set up a monthly credit card donation so you can help sustain Family Services’ mission throughout the year!

  • Donations by mail

    Please mail your check to:
    Family Services
    815 W. Oak
    Visalia, CA 93291

  • Donations by phone

    Call us at 559-741- 7310 to make a credit card donation over the phone during regular business hours, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Fridays.

In-Kind Donations

Your in-kind donations allow us to provide for some of the day-to- day needs of our clients as they are working to build physical and emotional safety and find hope again. Thank you for thinking of them when deciding to make a donation!

We are always in need of new or gently used clothing for women and children of all ages and sizes. We respectfully ask that all donations be in good condition (gently used or new) and clean. For hygiene reasons, we are not able to accept donations of used toiletries, mattresses, bedding, or undergarments.

If you have items to donate, please drop them off at our Counseling Center at 815 W. Oak in Visalia. We can accept donations and provide you with a receipt during regular business hours, 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Fridays.

Community Fundraisers
Family Services is fortunate to have the support of businesses, groups, clubs, and other members of the community who hold events to raise awareness and much needed funding for our programs and services. If you are interested in holding an event to raise money for Family Services, please download our community fundraiser guidelines or contact Erica Tootle, Director of Development, at (559) 732-1970 or erica.tootle@fstc.net.

Karen Cooper Legacy Fund
The Karen Cooper Legacy Fund honors the memory of previous Executive Director Karen Cooper, who passed away in 2011. Through her commitment to family, work, and community, Karen remained true to her belief that we should leave the world a better place than we found it. Karen Served as Executive Director from 1999 until 2011. In 2012, Family Services was honored formally name its emergency domestic violence shelter Karen’s House in her memory.

Family Services’ Karen Cooper Legacy Fund gratefully accepts direct or planned future gifts of cash or property to support our endowment fund or to establish a special use endowment. For more information, please contact Erica Tootle, Director of Development, at 559-732- 1970 or erica.tootle@fstc.net.

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