At CFS, we build strong families, but to do that requires understanding what makes families vulnerable in the first place. Here's how we see it.
Looking for ways to reduce your spending? A couple of staff from the Louise Dean Centre put together some ideas about cutting back on expenses.
Patricia Jones, CEO of Catholic Family Service, reflects on the past year and thanks our many faithful donors, volunteers and staff for their support in building strong families in Calgary this year. On behalf of everyone at CFS, Merry Christmas and Best Wishes in 2019.
By Patricia Jones, CEO, Catholic Family Service Patricia Jones, CEO, Catholic Family Service Catholic Family Service offers high impact programs that build strong families. And that’s exactly who we are about: families. When we say families, we mean all families, regardless of who they are, where they come from, what they’ve been through, [...]
by Sherry Hiebert-Keck, Managing Director, Louise Dean Centre We all need mentors in our lives – to inspire us, motivate us and teach us valuable life-lessons. For young people who are vulnerable to depression, bullying, substance abuse or violence, having a mentor can mean the difference between hardship and living a healthy, fulfilled life. The [...]
by Ellyse Lambie, Volunteer Coordinator, Catholic Family Service Corporate Volunteering has been gaining momentum in the last several years. The desire to give back in meaningful ways is growing at a corporate level and more people are becoming aware of the benefits that corporate volunteering holds for both the community and the corporation. At Catholic [...]
by Patricia Jones, CEO, Catholic Family Service Up until recently, support for teen parents has focused mostly on young mothers, essentially leaving young dads out of the mix. This may have been due to a hold-over assumption that teen dads were either bad influences or not interested in playing an active role in their child’s [...]