Family emergency shelter celebrates 25 years

August 8, 2017 Safe shelter for thousands of adults and children, hundreds of families fed and supported and a countless crises averted and transformed into positive outcomes – that’s the 25-year legacy of Fraserside’s Emergency Family Shelter. The 12-bed shelter is…

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Goals met, new goals set

July 31, 2017 Fraserside Community Services Society met many of the performance goals it set for itself last year, according to the 2016-2017 Performance Report. Some of those achievements include: Providing specific training and education in areas recommended by employees. Assisting the…

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Fraserside earns highest CARF standard

June 7, 2017 CARF Canada announced today that Fraserside is accredited for three years. “This achievement is an indication of your organisation’s dedication and commitment to improving the quality of the lives of the persons served,” says Brian Boon, president…

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The need for care, not incarceration

May 30, 2017 Marcus Beg lives in a shed on the deck of his daughter’s grandmother, Marguerite MacDougall. Beg has undiagnosed mental health issues. His erratic and sometimes threatening behaviour has landed him in jail where he is often in solitary…

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