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
Community Kitchens–Cooking, Connections and MoreCommunity kitchens, where people cook nourishing meals together, are great ways for people to learn to prepare tasty food while building connections with other people in their community. That’s why Family Services of Greater Vancouver offers community kitchens that are open to anyone, as well as kitchens for single moms, seniors, men,...
For parents, seniors and anyone interested in easy, low cost food such as soups, one pot meals, kids’ lunches and snacks. WHEN: Thursdays Oct 26–Nov 30, 9:15am–12:15pm WHERE: Salvation Army 325 Sixth Street New Westminster FREE! Childcare available for children 18 months and older. REGISTER: Contact Pat 604 764 1358 firstname.lastname@example.org or Joana...Read more
Take our 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: October 15 and 22, 12:30 - 4:30pm (2-part...Read more