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UP Gala 2020: You Matter

The UP Gala is About YouOn the surface, the UP Gala is a fundraising event. It’s a lively and enjoyable evening with dinner, drinks, entertainment, raffles, and silent and live auctions. And while those may describe what the Gala is, what the UP Gala is about, is you.Consider your own story for a moment. Chances [...]

2020-07-01T17:33:29+00:00February 4th, 2020|Louise Dean Centre, Fathers Moving Forward, UP Gala|Comments Off on UP Gala 2020: You Matter

UP Gala 2020: Dads Matter

Fathers Moving Forward, offered at Louise Dean Centre, empowers young dads to engage with their child(ren) and to make healthy and responsible choices for their families. There’s no way around it; parenting is hard work. This can be especially true for young parents who may lack the knowledge, maturity, or resources of their older counterparts. [...]

2020-07-01T17:30:24+00:00January 13th, 2020|Parenting, Louise Dean Centre, Fathers Moving Forward, UP Gala|Comments Off on UP Gala 2020: Dads Matter

Small Hands Make Light Work

It’s almost like Christmas at the Fairfield home when Aimée, 7, and her five-year-old sisters Erica and Kyla wake up on backpack stuffing day. Their mom Deanne gathers up practical items for new students in Never Too Late, a program that helps adult learners achieve their GED or high school equivalency. The girls then get to [...]

2018-09-13T20:07:16+00:00September 13th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Small Hands Make Light Work

So Why Families?

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, [...]

2018-08-21T22:49:21+00:00August 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|2 Comments