About Money Skills

Money Skills teaches people to:

  • access objective money management information;
  • develop good money management skills; and
  • to build confidence in making money decisions.

In this free 4 week program, participants learn about:

  • Banking and which options are best most appropriate.
  • Budgeting and getting control over money.
  • Consumerism and how to make smart choices.
  • Credit and developing a good credit history.

The program is sponsored by Vancity Credit Union.

Upcoming Workshops


Money Skills Trout Lake CC October 2016

In partnership with Trout Lake Community Centre
Dates: October 2 & 9
Time: 12:30-4:30pm
Location: Trout Lake Community Centre (3360 Victoria Dr., Vancouver BC)
Register: Call (604) 257-6955 ext. 4


Money Skills Richmond Caring Place October 2016

Dates: October 17, 24, 31
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Location: Richmond Caring Place, Room #345 (7000 Minoru Blvd., Richmond BC)
Register: Call Thuy (604) 638-3390 ext. 3166 or email infomoneyskills@fsgv.ca

Host a Money Skills Workshop—for Free!

Our Money Skills workshops are delivered in partnership with community-based organizations/programs serving populations including: people with low-incomes, women, seniors, immigrants and refugees, and at-risk youth. See examples of other groups we partner with below.

For more information or to book a workshop email infomoneyskills@fsgv.ca or call (604) 638-3390 ext. 3166

Community Partners

We would like to acknowledge our community partners who help us run Money Skills Workshops and other financial literacy workshops. Thank you!

Money Skills
VCH Raven Song Community Health Centre, Vancouver

YWCA, Vancouver

AWARE Society, New Westminster

Tradeworks Training Society and Fabrication Workshop, Vancouver

WISH Wellness Centre, Vancouver

Pacific Community Resource Society & AWARE Society, Surrey

The Salvation Army – Belkin House, Vancouver

Dollar$ and $ense
S.U.C.C.E.S.S., Burnaby

Agora Employment Essentials, Richmond

Immigrant Services Society of BC, Coquitlam

Family Finances for Newcomer Women
The Training Group, Douglas College, Surrey

MOSAIC, Burnaby

North Shore Multicultural Society, North Vancouver