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OUR BACKYARD

Let’s talk about what’s happening in our own backyard

At Family Services of Greater Vancouver, we walk alongside clients as they navigate life’s challenges. Our Backyard is where we come together to share stories, provide resources for the community, and create dialogue about complex issues such as homelessness, trauma, and poverty. There’s more to every story, so let’s dive in.

Stories


Program Highlight: PRIYD

Providing Resources and Independence for Youth Development (PRIYD) is a shining example of how FSGV provides support to the community for future generations of ...

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Atosha’s Story

Our clients are resilient, impressive people. They come to us most often when they have a crisis and we get the privilege of walking alongside them through it, ...

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Families helping families

Amir Ahamed and his family moved from Kenya to Canada in the 1980s. When they first arrived as newcomers, the local community bolstered them to pursue their dre...

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Advocacy


#ExploreTheAnd

Explore the And marks our commitment to acknowledging the experiences and perspectives of victims and survivors of crime and bringing them to a wider audience.

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Partner Highlight: The Treehouse Child and Youth Advocacy Centre

The Treehouse Child and Youth Advocacy Centre exists to help Vancouver children and youth who have experienced abuse get back to feeling like kids again. The ...

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News


The Big Picture

In 2021/22, FSGV delivered support and referrals to more than 10,000 people across Greater Vancouver.  But what does that really mean? In our latest Annual R...

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Come one, come all – join Family Services of Greater Vancouver at The Soirée

When life is at its most difficult, finding support can be a challenge, but Family Services of Greater Vancouver (FSGV) – one of the region’s oldest and deepest non-profit social services providers – meets people in crisis where they’re at. On October 27, FSGV invites the public to join us for The Soirée presented by The McGrane-Pearson Endowment Fund to support our neighbours in need.

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Statement on Directions Youth Detox Closure

Family Services of Greater Vancouver (FSGV) has played an active role in supporting the most vulnerable members of our community since 1928. For close to 30 yea...

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