Success Stories2019-05-06T18:20:28+00:00

Success Stories

On this page, we are honoured to share personal stories from the clients, volunteers, donors and community partners who are #BuildingStrongFamilies with us.

RACHEL SCHERBAN

“I got pregnant at 16, which was quite a shock. No one expects to get pregnant that young. I had dropped out of school already, but I knew that I had to get my high school for my daughter, so that she knows school is important. My mom found out about Louise Dean Centre when . . . Continue Reading

March 21, 2017

GINA MARIE CROW CHIEF

“I got pregnant at 16 and broke up with my daughter’s father a couple of months before she was born. It’s just been me and my daughter since day one. I was living with my mom with no income at the time. I had been attending Louise Dean Centre, but after she was born, it . . . Continue Reading

March 13, 2017

DONNA BANKS

“I have been associated with Catholic Family Service my whole adult life. I was the youngest person they had ever asked to join the Board of Directors. I think I fit the profile of what they needed at the time. I was a woman working in business and a past client. I went for counselling . . . Continue Reading

March 7, 2017

LORNA PEPPER

“For the past 17 years, I have met hundreds of courageous people of all ages and all walks of life as I worked at the reception desk at Catholic Family Service. These clients were guided and assisted by hard-working, competent and compassionate staff and volunteers who used their knowledge, experience and dedication. Clients were served . . . Continue Reading

February 28, 2017

JESSICA LEGACY

“I first came to Catholic Family Service for counselling because I was an angst-filled lonely fourteen year old. I saw Patricia Jones on and off throughout my teenage years. When I became an angry sixteen year old, she was a calm voice of reason. When I was around twenty, I volunteered with the Families and . . . Continue Reading

February 15, 2017

JAMEELA GHANN and PETER NJONGWE

“We were university students and expecting a baby in 2012 when we started meeting with a social worker based out of the Louise Dean Centre. As young parents, we needed a lot of support. Jameela and her mom had started making jewelry as a hobby and after our daughter was born, Jameela decided to work . . . Continue Reading

February 15, 2017

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