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Consumerism Workshop

We constantly hear messages that tell us that buying more things will make us happier. However, our culture's insatiable appetite for MORE STUFF usually has the opposite effect. This cycle of buying more to feel happier and feeling unhappy with what we have because we think we need more is especially dangerous when we're spending...

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Money and Relationships

Navigating money as a couple can be tricky – it’s one of the top three things couples argue about. Given that we all have different histories with and beliefs about money, this struggle makes sense. In this workshop, we invite you to explore your personal relationship to money and introduce communication strategies for talking about...

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Budgeting for the Holidays

FSGV - New West 601 6th Street, New Westminster, British Columbia

Dealing with the pressures of the holidays can be overwhelming! Join us for this free workshop on creating a realistic holiday budget and strategies for keeping the cost of giving within your means.

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Navigating difficult financial times

FSGV - New West 601 6th Street, New Westminster, British Columbia

High inflation, rising interest rates, fear of recession. The headlines can be overwhelming and create fear and panicked decision making. But a calm attitude and rational thinking can go a long way towards managing through a difficult economic environment. In this workshop, we will discuss seeing through the headlines to the long term economic picture,...

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Directions Youth Services Salon Day

1138 Burrard, Vancouver, BC 1138 Burrard, Vancouver, BC

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 be providing haircuts starting Monday, January 8th at 11AM.  We'll also have pizza, which has been generously donated by AJ's Brooklyn Pizza Joint! Registration is required. For questions or...

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Surviving Inflation and Rising Interest Rates

Are rising interest rates and inflation affecting your ability to budget? In this workshop, participants will receive tips on revising their budget by prioritizing expenses and exploring how to approach investing during financially uncertain times. To join this event you will need a computer, tablet or phone with internet access. A link and password to...

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Financial Goals for the New Year

FSGV - New West 601 6th Street, New Westminster, British Columbia

Overwhelmed about managing money? Want to reach better financial well-being? In this workshop, reflect upon the habits, beliefs and practices that lead our behaviour towards money. Gain knowledge about the foundations of money management and practice using tools to plan and decide where your money goes. Learn to set financial goals and develop strategies to...

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Money Goal Setting and Budgeting Workshop

Join FSGV's Financial Empowerment with Brella Community Services Society for a FREE webinar on money goal setting and budgeting! In this workshop, we'll walk through how to set financial goals for yourself. Then, we’ll show you how to design a budget around your goals and give you tips for staying on track. Your money is...

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Family Budgeting Workshop

Take control of your money with budgeting and financial goal setting! Join FSGV's Financial Empowerment program with Cameray Child and Family Services for a free workshop hosted by Joanne Monteiro, FE Facilitator and Coach. Budgeting is one of the most valuable tools for taking control of our money. Learn how to track income and expenses to...

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How to File Taxes: Workshop

This FREE workshop with FSGV's Financial Empowerment program and VPL will provide you a step-by-step look at how to file your taxes online. We'll cover how to prepare for the tax season to minimize your stress. We will also go over the benefits and credits that are available to people who have filed their income...

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Credit and Debt

Join Financial Empowerment with New Westminster Public Library for a free financial workshop all about credit and debt! Explore the good and bad types of credit, when it's wise to use credit, your rights and responsibilities for using credit, and how to build a good credit score — you'll even leave understanding why having good credit matters....

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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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