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FLY Program receives grant

The Financial Literacy for Youth Savings Circle Program received a grant of $12,000 from VanCity. The program a six month financial literacy and savings program that assists youth in building savings with the goals of increasing employability, education and independence....
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Love breathing dragons

Students create powerful artwork to address bullying RSVP Ambassadors in grades 6 and 7 at Sexsmith Elementary School created these beautiful pieces of artwork to mark Anti-Bullying Day, which was held on February 26, 2014. Together with Family Services counsellor Ruby Mirmiran and staff at the school, they explored healthy relationship themes. They took part in mentorship...
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RSVP Program celebrates milestone anniversary

The Respect, Safety and Violence prevention (RSVP) program at Family Services held an anniversary celebration honouring over 10 years of helping children learn about healthy relationships. “Our success is a testament to the hard work, skill and caring of our program counselors,” said Kareen Hudson, manager, business development, RSVP. “I also have to credit our solid partnership...
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Brighter Tomorrows 2014 Luncheon

Brighter Tomorrows Luncheon 2014

We are delighted to welcome Frank O’Dea, co-founder of Second Cup as our keynote speaker at our annual fundraising luncheon, Thursday February 27, 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel.

Proceeds raised from the Brighter Tomorrows luncheon help us provide crucial support to struggling families across Metro Vancouver. Please join us!

Online ticket sales have now closed. Please call Aneela Masih at 604-731-4951 ext 4025 for tickets!

Event Details

When: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Time: 12:00pm – 2:00pm
Where: The Park Ballroom, Four Seasons Hotel
Address: 791 W Georgia Street, Vancouver
Speaker: Frank O’Dea, Co-Founder of Second Cup Coffee
Emcees: Chris Gailus & Jane Carrigan of Global TV

Online ticket sales have now closed. Please call Aneela Masih at 604-731-4951 ext 4025 for tickets!

Tickets: $100 each
Table of 10: $1,000
Table of Sponsorships: $1,200 (includes table of 10 & name recognition)


Family Services’ Richmond staff awarded “U-ROC Asset Champions”

Every year, the City of Richmond hosts the U-ROC Awards which celebrates the achievements and dedication of outstanding youth, youth groups and asset champions within the Richmond community. This year, two staff members from Richmond were honoured. Jamie Smulders was recognized for “being gifted at engaging youth in difficult subjects and helping them build tools and...
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Parents Connect: New Program for Parents

Family Services is delighted to announce a new program in New Westminster which aims to support families new to Canada by matching them with mentor families who have lived in Canada for a long time. Parents Connect began its first 14-week program last fall with a group of ten moms with young children. Newcomers and volunteers...
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Family Services Annual Long Service Awards

At the Annual General Meeting held on October 2, 2013, Family Services honoured its 25 year employees, 20 year employees, and 15 year employees. Celebrating 25 years with Family Services: - Dora Fidler (watch video)  - Cathy Loptson (watch video) - Cheryl Mixon (watch video) L-R Cathy Loptson, Dora Fidler, Cheryl Mixon, Joanne...
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