Category: 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

Meet Atosha: a bright young woman whom FSGV has had the privilege of walking alongside. "When Atosha arrived from the Congo, she was only 21. A refugee, Atosha ...

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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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With a little help from my friends

Aurelia came to Richmond with her toddler and baby in 2019. When she talks about the immigration experience, she explains, “you left your life there in your c...

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Beacon of Hope

“A lot of people who feel they have nothing still have hope,” says Jessie Stokes, a former client in Project Parent at FSGV. “Hope is what keeps people go...

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A Holiday to Remember

A story about making the holidays special for the youth we serve in the 10K Supportive Housing Program at Directions Youth Services.

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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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Building Inclusive Communities Through Literacy

  “Literacy is foundational. It’s what we need to make life easier.” These were the first words from Maureen Kehler, Program Manager at Decoda Liter...

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Navigating the Financial Marketplace

November is Financial Literacy Month and here at FSGV, we believe that all British Columbians should have access to tools and knowledge to feel empowered about ...

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Managing Savings

November is Financial Literacy Month and here at FSGV, we believe that all British Columbians should have access to tools and knowledge to feel empowered about ...

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