Caring Neighbours

Bringing comfort and joy to families and seniors in New Westminster This Christmas, Family Services is working with Santa to lend helping hand to New West families and seniors in need. The Caring Neighbours Program, formerly Adopt-a-Family, matches families and seniors with community members at Christmas. This year’s campaign started with a barbecue held at Caps Bicycle...
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Slice Night celebrates 20 years of talent

“They were, quite rightly, very proud of themselves” This past year, the youth at Directions had the opportunity to showcase their many talents and to celebrate the twenty year anniversary of the street zines Slice/Another Slice. “Megaphone magazine contacted me about an article they wanted to publish on the history of street magazines,” said Colin Ford, Director...
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Directions moves in!

Just a few weeks ago, Directions Youth Services Centre moved house from their temporary location on Pacific Street to the new facility located at the old location on Burrard Street and the centre was officially opened on June 11. But before the move could happen, three staff members, Nicki McGregor, John Taylor, the day program co-ordinator...
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Family Block Party

You're invited to attend a FREE Community Block Party on Saturday, August 16th from 11am to 3pm. There'll be a bouncy castle, food, entertainment, games and more. Join in for a fun filled day for the whole family. The event takes place at the corner of Blackford and 6th Streets in New Westminster. The event...
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Annual General Meeting – Save the date

Family Services of Greater Vancouver Annual General Meeting Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Noon - 1:30 pm (Registration 11:45 am) Il Centro - Italian Cultural Centre 3075 Slocan St, Vancouver, BC...
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Media Advisory

Directions Youth Services Centre re-opens in original location What: Directions Youth Services Centre —a round-the-clock support to provide the city’s homeless and most vulnerable youth with the resources needed to deal with the root causes of homelessness and the skills to make positive, healthy choices—has moved back to its original location at 1138 Burrard St, which is...
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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)