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CELEBRATE FAMILY DAY WITH FSGV & VPL

Vancouver Public Library 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC

Join Family Services of Greater Vancouver as we celebrate Family Day with Vancouver Public Library! On Saturday, February 17 come see us in the promenade at Central Branch from 10am to 2pm where we will: 👉 Have colouring activities for kids 👉 Chat with you about what's tough for your family 👉 Refer you to...

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Tax Basics Workshop

Welcome Centre - New Westminster Secondary School 820 6th St, New Westminster, BC

Join Financial Empowerment (a Family Services of Greater Vancouver program) with Mosaic, and New Westminster Schools for a free workshop all about taxes. Learn the basics of filing your taxes and accessing government benefits! To register, email: [email protected] or call: 604-517-6266

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All About Taxes Workshop

It's time for Taxes 101! Join Financial Empowerment at New Westminster Public Library for a free workshop all about taxes.  Filing taxes is necessary to be able to get most government benefits. However, we understand that many folks struggle to file their taxes. For some of us, English isn't our first language. Others of us are...

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Wills & Estate Planning Workshop

Has writing a Will been on your to-do list for a long time? Having a Will ensures your estate (what you own minus what you owe) will be distributed according to your wishes when you die and is important for you and the people who are left to manage your estate.  This financial literacy workshop...

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Saving for Retirement Workshop

This workshop guides you through developing and executing a retirement plan, regardless of income. We’ll explain government funding resources like the Canada Pension Plan (CPP), Old Age Security (OAS), and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS). We also cover Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) and Tax Free Savings Plans (TFSAs) to strategically reduce taxes now. Presented...

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Saving and Investing Workshop

Join Financial Empowerment at New Westminster Public Library to learn all about saving and investing! Want to save for your future but not sure where to start? We'll walk you through the types of registered investment vehicles (like RRSPs, TFSAs, RESPs, RDSPs, and FHSAs) and investment options like GICs, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and index...

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Vancouver Sun Run 2024

Run for Family Services of Greater Vancouver and Directions Youth Services in the 40th annual Vancouver Sun Run!

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Scams and Fraud Safety Workshop

North Vancouver District Public Library 3045 Highland Boulevard, North Vancouver, BC

6Join Odessa Ditson, Outreach and Support Worker with Family Services of Greater Vancouver, for an informative presentation about how to stay safe and avoid scams and fraud. Learn how to protect yourself from banking scams, phishing scams, online fraud and identity theft, as well as what to do if you’ve been scammed in this 90...

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Family Budgeting Workshop

MOFP 8188 Lord Street, Vancouver, BC

Join Family Services of Greater Vancouver with MOFP for a FREE Financial Empowerment Workshop all about budgeting and financial goal setting.  Budgeting is one of the most valuable tools for taking control of your money. Learn how to track your income and expenses to create a roadmap for achieving financial wellness from Joanne Monteiro, a...

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Will Preparation Basics

Has writing a Will been on your to-do list for a long time? Having a Will ensures your estate (what you own minus what you owe) will be distributed according to your wishes when you die and is important for you and those who are left to manage your estate. This workshop outlines the major...

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Surviving and Thriving Through Difficult Economic Times

Semiahmoo Branch 1815 152 Street, Surrey, BC

High inflation, rising interest rates, fear of recession: the headlines can be overwhelming and create fear and panic in decision making. But a calm attitude and rational thinking can go a long way towards making it through a difficult economic environment. This free workshop will discuss how to recognize the long-term economic picture (seeing through...

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Budgeting and Financial Goal Setting

Budgeting is one of the most valuable tools for taking control of our money. Learn how to track income and expenses to provide a road map for achieving financial wellness, how to set short, medium, and long term financial goals, along with strategies for living within your budget.  Presented in partnership with VPL.  To join...

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