Fraserside to Operate 38 New Supportive Homes Proposed for the City of Surrey

February 25, 2019 The Province has submitted a rezoning application to the City of Surrey to move forward on creating new homes for approximately 38 people experiencing homelessness in the region. Peterson Place, a program and facility operated by Fraserside…

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Fraserside CEO Nominated for YWCA Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lynda Edmonds Nominated for 2019 YWCA Women of Distinction Awards NEW WESTMINSTER, BC, February 12, 2019 – Fraserside Community Services Society announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Lynda Edmonds, has been nominated for the 2019 YWCA…

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Help Ron afford new work gloves and boots – purchase your holiday gifts from him today

December 3, 2018 Ron is a kind, helpful gentleman in his 50s who lives in Coquitlam. Having a job is important to him because it gets him money in the bank. He’s previously worked as a school janitor and cleaner for a…

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Fraserside pleased with three-year collective agreement

September 10, 2018 Fraserside employees will see a general wage increase of 2% on April 1 every year for the next three years, thanks to the ratification of a new three-year collective agreement announced by the Community Social Services Employers’ Association…

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Fraserside named New West’s Best Community Service Organization

August 24, 2018 Fraserside Community Services Society is proud to announce that it has been named New Westminster’s 2018 Best Community Service Organization by readers of The Record. Fraserside — a multi-service agency that supports people needing housing, seeking work,…

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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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