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Supporting Vulnerable Families – Update from Patricia Jones, CEO

To our friends and supporters, I hope this message finds you safe and healthy. Twelve weeks ago, everyone’s lives changed in many ways. I want you to know how humbled and grateful we have been for the support we have received during this very challenging time. Whether it is a phone call to check in, [...]

2020-06-18T12:26:38+00:00June 5th, 2020|COVID-19|Comments Off on Supporting Vulnerable Families – Update from Patricia Jones, CEO

Catholic Family Service’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Page updated on March 21, 2020. We are still supporting individuals and families while our offices are temporarily closed. You'll find more information below about how we're modifying our services as we respond to Covid-19. At Catholic Family Service, the health and well-being of our staff, clients, and volunteers has always [...]

2020-04-08T12:35:46+00:00March 12th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Catholic Family Service’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19)

Taking Away The Walls

Catholic Family Service (CFS) and CUPS have stepped into a partnership as part of both agencies’ strategic directions with the express purpose of offering more effective services to those who take the courageous step to seek help. You may be wondering… why are CUPS and CFS working together? Don’t they have different missions and [...]

2020-03-17T19:44:25+00:00February 24th, 2020|News, Never Too Late|Comments Off on Taking Away The Walls

Expanding Never Too Late

High school education can open doors for jobs, school and training. Improving skills through education helps in everyday life and sets a good example for friends and family members. For adults, the idea of going back to school can be overwhelming. People who have been out of school for a short (or long) time [...]

2019-11-17T18:32:34+00:00November 18th, 2019|News, Never Too Late|Comments Off on Expanding Never Too Late

One Man’s Reflection on the #MeToo Movement

By Hugh McGeary, Director, Counselling, Catholic Family Service Catholic Family Service is all about Building Strong Families. To that end, we could take some time to reflect on the current stories about people coming forward to disclose incidents where someone with power and privilege did them harm. Rarely has there been a social discourse as [...]

2019-03-28T03:10:05+00:00March 28th, 2019|News|Comments Off on One Man’s Reflection on the #MeToo Movement

CFS Earns Four-Year Accreditation

Catholic Family Service (CFS) has been officially awarded a four-year accreditation through the Canadian Centre for Accreditation (CCA). This designation from a respected third party indicates that CFS meets accepted standards for good governance, management and excellence in service provision. CCA is an independent non-profit organization offering accreditation specifically tailored to community-based health and social [...]

2019-02-21T02:35:54+00:00February 21st, 2019|News|Comments Off on CFS Earns Four-Year Accreditation

Donors Bring The Personal Touch

"It takes funding support to make a difference in the lives of people who face barriers to success. What is even more important? Being there to personally encourage and show support!" - Rotary Club of Calgary West While the Rotary Club (top left) and the three companies pictured here – Aucerna, Bantrel and Suncor – [...]

2019-01-18T21:08:55+00:00January 18th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Donors Bring The Personal Touch