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Tag: Directions

Directions Youth Services Salon Day

Our Directions 2SLGBTQIA+ Program is hosting a a FREE salon day for gender affirming haircuts. Open to 2SLGBTQIA+ youth ages 16-24, Field Trip Hair Salon will ...

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Speaking up for Trans, Gender Diverse, and Two-Spirit Youth

On November 29, 2023, Directions Youth Services 2SLGBTQIA+ Programing Coordinator Alysha Somerton spoke at a Vancouver City Council meeting. The topic? Councill...

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What is Poverty Reduction?

At Family Services of Greater Vancouver, we often talk about the work we do in "poverty reduction." But what does this really mean? There are a few definitions ...

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Directions: Past, Present, Future (Part 3)

Did ya miss parts 1 or 2? Part 1 Part 2 In Part 2, we focused on some of the ways that being youth-informed has shaped our programming from the y...

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Directions: Past, Present, Future (Part 1)

This October, as a combined celebration of Safehouse (one of Directions' foundational programs) and in honour of Homelessness Action Week, we're taking a look a...

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Youth Mental Health: Meet Angel, Clinical Counsellor at Directions

Talking with Angel, the Clinical Counsellor at Directions Youth Services, left us with a better understanding of what youth are facing as well as what we can do...

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Haven Announcement

An announcement about a 6-month pilot at Directions Youth Haven in partnership with MCFD and VCHA.

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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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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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