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Santa Sleigh Project Delivers Christmas to Teen Parents

Many Louise Dean Centre students struggle to create a holiday celebration for their children due to financial and life challenges. That’s where the Santa Sleigh Project comes in. Since the project was created 15 years ago, generous donors like Mike and Kim Szuch and their family have supported teen moms at Christmas. The Szuchs give [...]

2018-12-20T17:55:52+00:00December 20th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Santa Sleigh Project Delivers Christmas to Teen Parents

Employee Helps Neighbours in Copperfield

Some people just go above and beyond. Case in point. Rae Rankin, a former participant in the Families & Schools Together (F&ST) program at St. Isabella School, loved the program so much that she accepted a volunteer position as F&ST Parent Partner. That role led to a career opportunity – she now works at Catholic [...]

2018-12-18T16:41:43+00:00December 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Employee Helps Neighbours in Copperfield

Sponsor a Young Family at Christmas

It’s that time of year again! Planning is underway for the Santa Sleigh Project at Louise Dean Centre and we need your help. The Santa Sleigh Project is a tradition that has brought joy to young moms celebrating Christmas with their babies and families for a number of years. This year, we have redesigned the [...]

2018-11-14T16:54:03+00:00November 14th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Sponsor a Young Family at Christmas

A Christmas Message from Patricia

Please enjoy a Christmas message from our CEO Patricia Jones in the video below!  On behalf of everyone at Catholic Family Service, we wish you and yours a safe, happy and relaxing holiday. Our offices will be closed from noon on Friday, December 22 until 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 2, 2018. If you are [...]

2017-12-20T22:39:37+00:00December 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on A Christmas Message from Patricia

Former Teen Mom Gives Back at Christmas

Thank you to Elisa Revoy for sharing her story with us after participating in the 2016 Santa Sleigh Project at Louise Dean Centre. I got pregnant at 16. A few months after my seventeenth birthday, I had a little boy named Dominick. Being so young and having a tiny baby to care for was terrifying. [...]

2017-05-27T05:24:03+00:00December 19th, 2016|Parenting|Comments Off on Former Teen Mom Gives Back at Christmas