Category: Stories

Included Every Step of the Way

To get a better understanding of PRIYD’s approach to service delivery, we asked our ISWs a few questions about misconceptions of autism, activism, resources, ...

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Collaborating for Stronger Community

Our PRIYD program teamed up with Special Olympics BC to put on an event for our clients. It was an amazing demonstration of the power that collaboration brings ...

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The gold standard

In 1997, a partnership between the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) and FSGV was formed. Created shortly after our very own Domestic Violence Response Team (DV...

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A Different Type of Care

At Family Services of Greater Vancouver, we strive to offer wrap-around supports for families and individuals - where we take a holistic account of every factor...

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Navigating Debt

Debt can be a difficult and overwhelming issue to manage. In this post, we’ll review all things debt-related in simple terms. From tracking debt to creating a...

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Personal Reasons

Watching Chef Bruno Feldeisen on Great Canadian Baking Show today, you wouldn’t know that he’s experienced a traumatic life.

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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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