Yearly Archives: 2016

Holiday Hours

Family Services will be closed at noon December 23rd, and all day December 26, 27 and January 2. Our 24/7 services will operate normally. Happy Holidays everyone!...
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Get up to $3200 in FREE government grants for your child’s education!

FREE RESP Info Sessions

Learn about:

• Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP), • the Canada Learning Bond and BC Training & Education Savings Grant • How to get an RESP at

When: Weds April 26, 1 – 3 pm

Location: Aboriginal Mother Centre 2019 Dundas St., Vancouver BC

Register: Call Laura Forster 604.558.2627...

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BUILDING BRIDGES Program for Immigrant Women


building-bridges-flyer-winter-2016-2017-db-72-dpiAre you an immigrant woman who wants to develop facilitation skills and explore career opportunities in a community setting?

The Building Bridges program helps participants gain knowledge, skills, and resources to improve their employment possibilities.

The program will be running in two locations in January:

Family Services of Greater...

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Hiring Event for SOCIAL SERVICE JOBS with FSGV

pryd-hiring-event-poster-bigger-fontsFamily Services is  hiring Integration Support Workers for our PRIYD program.

Full time term and part time positions available. Bring your resume. Express interviews will be conducted. See job descriptions at WHEN Wednesday Nov 30 10 AM-2 PM WHERE 900-1200 Burrard St. at Davie St. street parking only •...
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Lesley Anderson joins Family Services

Family Services is very pleased to introduce Lesley Anderson as our new Director of Gift and Fund Development. She will be leading the development initiatives for the Agency and Foundation and creating our 5-year plan for community development. Lesley has committed her career to social justice, community development, and environmental sustainability initiatives of local and national...
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Get Money $kills — for Free! Surrey location.

money-skills-poster-pcrs-aware-november-2016Take our FREE Money Skills program and learn how to:

• budget and take charge of your money • pay lower bank fees • build a good credit history • deal with debt • get what you really want with your money

WHEN: Thursday, November 17 9:30am-3:30pm WHERE: Pacific Community Resources & AWARE Society...

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[正面管教]家長硏習小組 Free parenting program for parents with children 0-6

positivedisciplinews_cantonese_oct2016免費家長課程: 為家長,祖父母及六歲以下兒童而設

Learn how to help children develop:

  • Self-discipline

  • Responsibility

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Self-esteem

    透過了解[正面管教]的概念,討論及探討現實生活個案,家長學習怎樣幚助小孩培養: >自制能力>責任感>解決問題的能力>正面的自我價值

    Free Child-minding available 附設托兒服務

    Language: 語言 Cantonese 廣東話

    Date 日期: October 26-November 30, 2016 逢週三

    Time 時間: 10 am - 12 pm

    Location: 295-7000 Minoru Blvd. Richmond

    Enquiry 查詢: 604.279.7100 or email:

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FREE Effective Parenting Class

Effective Parenting MPNH October 2016For Parents or Caregivers of Children 6-12 years old

Learn ways to foster your child’s self-esteem and improve your relationship.

Topics include:

  • Setting reasonable limits

  • Giving clear messages

  • Inspiring cooperation

  • Teaching decision making & problem-solving

  • Positive discipline

When: October 13, 20, 27 Where: Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood...

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