2015 Brighter Tomorrows Luncheon
Family Services is pleased to announce that "Skid Row CEO" Joe Roberts will be the keynote speaker at the Annual Brighter Tomorrows Luncheon to be held on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Vancouver. What is most amazing about Joe is that 25 years ago he was a homeless heroin addict pushing a shopping cart around Vancouver’s notorious downtown eastside. His story is one of perseverance, determination and the resiliency of the human spirit. Get your tickets today!
2015 Give a family the gift of love
Over 2,000 people received counselling through Family Services this past year. These are families that live in our communities and go to school with our children. Your donation means we can help vulnerable families create lives lived with confidence, resilience, hope, and love.
Help create brighter tomorrows for a youth on the street.
The cold, wet season of winter is here and for many homeless youth here in Vancouver, the dream of a safe and stable home can be a distant one. We need your help. Together, we can create brighter tomorrows.
Creating Brighter Tomorrows
At some point in life, everyone gets stuck. Since 1928, Family Services of Greater Vancouver has been helping families through challenging times in their lives. We offer support, provide hope, and present opportunities—helping people realize and create possibilities for themselves. And we do this through a combination of professional counselling, therapy, education, advocacy, planning, and other supportive services. All of our work is about building healthy, vibrant tomorrows for families in our communities.
We know that when we help one person, we help their family and community too. The dandelion flower embodies hope, wishes, and resilience. When a child blows on a dandelion flower, seeds are released that grow and thrive no matter where they land, and grow deep roots. Our programs and services build on strengths and honour the different paths a life may take, with Family Services representing the moment when a child takes a deep breath and exhales…
Keener’s Car Wash:
Clean Cars, Clean Conscience!
Keeners Car Wash provides professional car washing for corporate parking lots and car share services. It's also an eco-friendly social enterprise owned by Family Services of Greater Vancouver which helps youth develop job skills.