Facilitating Growth and Development in Families

since 1971

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A new employment position available- applications due April 22, 2014 LIPS Coordinator in our Multicultural Services Program

What we are up to...

Wellness Wednesdays are now at 2-3pm

Wellness Wednesday’s have been a roaring success, and many of you have asked us to keep offering this free program.  We will be continuing until the end of June on Wednesday’s, but the time has now moved to 2:00pm-3:00pm.  We hope that you can join us and take time to breathe! For Breath is life, […]

Faye’s Favourites- Spring time blog

As we enter a new year and Spring is peeking around the corner at us, the kids on my street are emerging with their joyful noise and flowing enthusiasm about being outside.  One of these kids is a 13 year old who is full of life, right out there with her opinions, engaging, kind, always […]

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Volunteer Event

Cultural Awareness Day

The Family Education & Support Centre had a great time sharing with our local students for a Cultural Awareness day this fall. It was fantastic to see the enthusiasm and interest from all the students. An enormous THANK YOU to all the volunteers who so  generously shared their time and experiences with the students of […]

Honouring Diversity- A local video

From Atheism to Zoroastrianism, people draw on different belief systems to guide the ways they think and act. How can we respond to this important element of diversity in our communities? What are the risks involved? What do we stand to gain? Join families, faith communities, and others as they explore these important questions and […]

Christmas Hamper Program

Family Education and Support Centre Christmas Hamper Program   It’s that time of year again and I would like to invite you to kindle the true spirit of Christmas this year by participating in our Christmas Hamper Program.  This is your chance to bring warmth not only to the heart of another but also into […]

There’s another way to feel- depression and anxiety screening and information days

Join us on October 10th in Pitt Meadows at the Senior Centre from 10-2pm and then on October 11th in Maple Ridge at the Maple Ridge Seniors Centres, for the annual Beyond the Blues depression and anxiety screening event. Mental Wellness Tip:  Small changes can lead to a big difference. Take a brisk walk on […]

The Pencil Trick!

Recently at a Staff and Board member brunch we had the opportunity to try out a new and simple Mental Wellness trick.  We were asked to hold a pencil in our mouths for 20 minutes and continue on in our conversations as normal.  By holding the pencil in our mouths we are keeping our mouth […]

The Ten Principles of Anger Control

Anger and Aggression are complicated and affect everyone.  The Parent Education Program offers Anger Management for Men and Brave New You for Women to learn more about how anger is affecting you and your family. 1.  Aggression is a learnt behaviour which can be changed. 2.  The beliefs what we develop influence the way we […]

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