The Village Family Services

Health Experts Discuss How To Deal With Isolation And Family Tension Amid COVID-19

She encourages people to find a hobby at home, whether that is knitting, painting, or doing puzzles.

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Mental health professionals say they’ve been kept busy with patients as the coronavirus creates tension between some families. “Family dynamic questions, how to deal with increased family stress, increase behavior from kids, lots of, lots of different things.,” says Christina Smestad, Mental Health Professional, The Village Family Service Center. They say it’s important for families to find…

Monday Match: Jara And Kaitlin

Monday Match is a new weekly feature highlighting Bigs and Littles who are matched through Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Village Family Service Center

  Monday Match is a new weekly feature highlighting Bigs and Littles who are matched through Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Village Family Service Center. This week’s match is  Jara and Kaitlin. Jara and Kaitlin have been matched for over 2 years. They love to go to Skate City, Sky Zone, Tutti Frutti, the park and swimming. They recently…

Third Annual Michael Kaspari Recovery Run/Walk Reminds People Overcoming Addiction is Possible

It raised about $30,000 for the Village First Step Recovery Program

FARGO, N.D. — More than 200 people laced up their sneakers for the third annual Michael Kaspari Memorial Recovery 5k Run and Walk. The Village’s First Step Recovery Program started putting on the race as a way to celebrate addiction recovery. It’s also a way for the mental health clinic to highlight their free family recovery clinic. The run/walk raised almost…

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Village Receives $9,500 Donation

Gate City Bank chose the organization at random prior to Giving Hearts Day awards ceremony

FARGO, N.D. — Giving Hearts Day was more than two months ago, but Gate City Bank keeps the giving season alive with a surprise donation to one randomly chosen nonprofit. The lucky recipient this year? Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Village “To receive an additional $9500 from Gate City Bank, we’re just so grateful and thankful to Gate City…