Thinking about funding your kids’ education can seem overwhelming.With education costs rising at over twice the rate of inflation over the last 20 years, developing a strategy and initiating it when your kids are young, becomes critical when tackling the high price tag attached to post-secondary education. Here are five tips to help you get ahead...
Dear Families, December will be a month of celebration at the FSGV Adoption Agency. This year marks our 20th Anniversary and we are proud to continue to support families in creating brighter tomorrows. With Adoption Awareness Month still fresh in our minds, we are celebrating with a Holiday Open House on December 14, 2017. We are delighted...Read more
I have the privilege of working as the recruitment coordinator with the PRIYD Program at Family Services of Greater Vancouver. That means I get to meet and offer employment to students and recent graduates from programs such as psychology, sociology, social work and family studies. The great thing about these degrees is that there is...Read more
Learn how to cook hearty, vegan soups with your neighbours, and take home what you make from this SOUP-er cooking class! WHERE: Lupii Cafe, 7743 Champlain Crescent, Vancouver BC (Google map) WHEN: Last Friday of every month, 5:30pm-7:30pm NEXT ON THE MENU: November 24: Marvelous Vegan Minestrone Soup TO...Read more
November is Financial Literacy Month, and while education costs continue to soar at more than twice the inflation rate, many families continue to leave millions annually in free RESP grant money on the table. Participation rates for eligible BC families remain at 38% for the Canada Learning Bond (CLB) and 54% for the Canada Education Savings...Read more
As a 22 year old transgendered female with mental challenges and a history of incarceration, I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to successfully find income, 3 square meals, and a warm, dry, safe place to stay for the night. These were the objectives and challenges facing me during my recent experience in the...Read more