Year: 2015

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, …

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Caring Neighbours Program receives $10,000 donation

A New Westminster resident, Jennifer Thompson, has very generously donated $10,000 to Family Services’ Caring Neighbours Program in New Westminster. The gift will enable the program to help all of the nearly 200 New West families who asked for support in 2015. “I have supported this program in the past through the contribution of baskets …

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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 …

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Death in a Dumpster: the Musical

Street-involved youth from Directions produced a musical, with the help of professional mentors. Death in a Dumpster 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.

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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. …

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Join us for our Annual General Meeting

Please join us for Family Services of Greater Vancouver’s Annual General Meeting on September 30, 2015 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at Il Centro: The Italian Cultural Centre, 3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver. Enjoy lunch with us, hear about the impact made in the lives of individuals and families, and meet our dedicated staff and volunteers.

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Join us for Burgers and Beers

Join Family Services for a Burgers and Beer Pub Night at the Pint! Summer in the city! It’s hot out and we all need a break from the heat! Join us for Beers & Burgers at Pub Night at The Pint in support of Family Services of Greater Vancouver.  An after-work gathering of great people, delicious …

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