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Board of Directors

CHAIR Scott M. Farkas, Esq. VICE CHAIR Robert D. Held VICE CHAIR AND SECRETARY Richard L. Kaplan, C.P.A. TREASURER Elworth A. E. Williams Jr. MEMBERS Amir Atashi Rang, Esq. Gail S. Buchalter Edward W. Chambliss Gary D. Cohen, Esq. Harold A. Davidson, D.B.A. Linda Myerson Dean Timothy E. Ford, Esq. S ...

Junior Blind Has a New Name!

We are pleased to announce that as of January 2018, Junior Blind is now Wayfinder Family Services! Since 1953, wonderful friends like you have made it possible for us to respond to changing needs in our community. Your support has helped us expand our services to reach more people than ever before, from those who…

A Family Affair

Angela Brown has faithfully volunteered at Wayfinder Family Services for more than 50 years. “When I was 10 years old, I went to the circus with my mother as a volunteer and we escorted children from what was then the Foundation for the Junior Blind,” remembers Angela. “We all had so much fun together.” Her…

Standing With One Hand to Give

Amir Atashi Rang experienced hardship and turmoil as a child. As an adult, he lives his father’s mantra, “Stand with one hand to give and the other to receive.” Amir spent his early childhood in Iran at a time of great unrest and violence, fleeing with his family as a young boy in 1984 on…

A Look Back at 2017

2017 was an exciting year for Wayfinder, with a number of things to celebrate. Here are some of our highlights: More than 1 million hours of critical services provided 94% of our students with a single disability met their individual goals Merged with Concept 7 and expended into foster family and adoption services 31% increase…

Solving the Foster Care Crisis One Child at a Time

Did You Know 1 in 2 children in foster care have chronic medical problems unrelated to behavioral concerns Sadly, chronic conditions increase the likelihood of serious emotional problems Neglect is the #1 reason children are placed in foster care More than 14,000 children each year are at risk of leaving foster care without a family…