News & Information

text-icon Every Wednesday, starting March 21st, Drop-In Counselling services will be available at a Clinic held at the Golden Family Center.  We all face challenges in life, and there are times when we need a calm and non-judgmental space to share our concerns, to be heard and to plan next steps.

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The Golden Family Center Office will be closed for the holidays from December 21 at 4:30 pm to January 1 inclusive. We will be open again on Wednesday, January 2 at 8:30 am. Some staff may be working during this time. If you have a pre-planned appointment, your counsellor will meet you at the door [read more]
SMART Recovery is a support group for individuals who have chosen to abstain, or are considering abstinence, from any type of addictive behaviours (substances or activities), by changing self-defeating thinking, emotions, and actions, and working towards long-term satisfaction and quality of life. A SMART Recovery group has started up at the Golden Family Center on [read more]
11th Annual Bryan Englehart Memorial Poker Ride         The Golden Family Center would like to send out a big thank you to all the riders and supporters of the annual Bryan Englehart Memorial poker ride.  Thank you to Andrew Englehart for your ongoing commitment to this event. The proceeds of the ride will [read more]
Join us at our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 26th, at 4:30 pm. Our AGM will take place in the Family Center Group room – the first door on your left at the top of the stairs. In case you have not been at the Golden Family Center before, we are located in the [read more]
For many years now, Roy and Rhonda Patrick have made Golden Rockets hockey tickets available to the Golden Family Center – together with  money for snacks – which we can give out to some of the youth and families we work with, and this year is no different. Thank you Roy and Rhonda for making it [read more]
The Plan Institute has developed a new Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning webinar with the generous support of the Law Foundation of BC. During the pilot phase of this project, they will be offering 4 FREE sessions this Fall, available to residents of BC living outside of the Lower Mainland. Fall 2018 Webinar Dates: September 20th, [read more]
We are pleased to be able to display some of the beautiful work of local artist Susan Cowan in our reception area. Our thanks go to Susan for letting her art live with us for a while. [read more]
The Movember Foundation is gearing up to create a new set of revolutionary tools – designed to help men in Canada & around the globe tackle the tough stuff in life, to stop men dying too young & to maintain a positive lifestyle. But to get it just right, they need your help. The Movember Foundation is looking for [read more]