Events

Get up to $3200/child in FREE education grants!

Learn how to access your RESP education grants!

Up to $3200/child! No contributions required.

www.StartMyRESP.ca/FSGV

Info session Sat, Feb 27 12-2 pm WEST Village Children’s Centre 131 West 2nd Avenue FREE childcare and lunch Learn about: RESPs * Canada Learning Bond *BC Training and Education Savings Grant * Canada Education Savings Grant AND  Learn how to get an RESP at Read more

Caregiver Professional Training Mar 10-11

Stand Together 2016

Multi-faceted Training for the Caregiver Professional

Featuring

Dr. Gabor Mate: The Myth of Normal: Depression, Anxiety and Addictions from a New Perspective Mar 10 10am-4pm and Carrie DeJong: Supporting Growth and Healing in Children Who have Experienced Developmental Trauma Mar 11 9am-12pm

Details and Registration Information Stand Together 2016

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Professional Development Opportunity

Supporting Social and Emotional Health in the Early Years Early years service providers play a critical link in supporting social and emotional health in young children. Join us for this FREE event to learn more about how to support children and families in the early years. Lunch is provided. Date: April 16, 2016 9:30 am – 3:00 pm Creekside Community Recreation...
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Join us for Inspiration Day

Inspiration DayWhy not start the new year off with some inspiration? Join us as to hear keynote speaker Dr Davidicus Wong share his inpirational look on life. Also featured are the Century House Singers, senior comedians, refreshments and more! Saturday, February 6 10:30 am to 1:00 pm Tickets: $5.00 Century House 620...
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Brighter Tomorrows Luncheon 2016

Join us for our sixth annual Brighter Tomorrows Luncheon. Enjoy a wonderful lunch, network with old friends, meet new friends, and help Family Services provide support and hope to Vancouver’s most vulnerable children, youth, and families. We are pleased to announced that Joe Roberts, “Skid Row CEO” is this year's keynote speaker. 25 years ago, Joe Roberts...
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In Focus Vancouver 2015 in support of Directions

On November 26th – An event becomes a movement

Change-makers, visionaries, artists, innovators, entrepreneurs and ‘ecopreneurs’ unite to celebrate the beauty of the West Coast and work towards protecting our shorelines and our youth. We’ve partnered with some of British Columbia’s top photographic talents and four of our province’s most deserving charities to bring you a unique opportunity...
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Death in a Dumpster: the Musical

Street-involved youth from Directions have produced a musical, with the help of professional mentors. It tells the story of Danny, broke on the streets of Vancouver, and the people he meets: Daisy, the schizophrenic who hates the system, Jack, an irascible drunk and Josie, the transgender sex worker. Please join us in the theatre! When 8 PM Nov...
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Book Launch: Words from the Street II

You are invited to attend the book launch of Words from the Street II An anthology of poetry by Vancouver youth October 1st, 2015 Location: Ponderosa F, Room 103 2008 Lower Mall, UBC Time: 4:30 to 6:00 pm Youth poets will share their work and talk about their lives and challenges of homelessness in Downtown Vancouver. Light refreshments will be served. Moderated by: Colin Ford, Directions...
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