FSGC presents 2022 "Making a Difference Award" winners

Graphic for Insider 2022 without white spaceFamily Service & Guidance Center is delighted to honor six staff members with the “Making a Difference” Award for providing top-quality mental health care to northeast Kansas children living with anxiety, depression, ADHD and other mental health challenges.

The 2022 award winners are:

  • Alex Currier, Case Management/Care Coordinator category
  • Madisen DeLuna, Clinical category
  • Alicia Guerrero-Chavez, Supervisor category
  • Hannah Rigsby, Support Staff category
  • Angelina Rodriguez, Attendant and Respite Care category
  • Alyssa Specht, Mental Health Specialist category

“In a second consecutive year of uncertainty and change, FSGC staff members continued to think creatively and devise ways to deliver outstanding service to our kids and families,” Mills said. “These six staff members went above and beyond, consistently exceeded expectations.”

Awards are given in six staff categories each year. Recipients are nominated by their peers and selected by a diverse committee of FSGC staff members representing all areas of the agency.

Recipients of the award are selected for effectiveness in their work with children, families and co-workers; zeal in promoting the advancement of mental health; and professional interest and involvement.

Family Service & Guidance Center is a nonprofit community mental health center that serves nearly 12,000 children, adolescents and families each year with a full range of mental health care services to treat common mental health anxiety, depression, ADHD and other common mental health issues.

For more information on Family Service & Guidance Center’s award recipients or any of the organization’s services, contact Pam Evans, Director of Marketing and Development, at 785.232.7902 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Did you know?

Each year, one in five children experiences a mental health issue that disrupts their life. Of those children, only one in three gets treatment.