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10th Annual Bryan Englehart Memorial Golden Triangle Poker Run The Golden Family Center would like to send out a huge thank you to all the riders and supporters of the annual Bryan Englehart Memorial Golden Triangle motorcycle run.  Thank you to Andrew Englehart for your ongoing commitment to this event, and to the Wolf’s Den [read more]
Everyday, we see lives around us being changed and lost to overdose. Overdose does not discriminate, it could be you or someone you love, a friend, colleague or your neighbour. This year on International Overdose Awareness Day, Golden needs your support. Get involved to prevent the tragedy of overdose. Knowing the drugs you take, its [read more]
The Glacier Raft Company in Golden very generously donated a River Rafting trip to a number of youth who work with the Golden Family Center. Together with Glacier Raft Company staff and Golden Family Center staff, the youth enjoyed a wonderful day on the Kicking Horse. A huge thanks to Glacier Raft Company for giving [read more]
A big thank you to Canwest Propane in Golden for their support of all programs at the Golden Family Center! Canwest Propane held their annual customer appreciation BBQ on Friday, August 18, and has donated all funds raised from propane refills and raffle tickets to the Golden Family Center. Customers also made donations to the [read more]
This beautiful piece was donated to the Golden Family Center by the Columbia River Métis Nation. We are honoured to have been given this collection of sacred medicines. You can see this piece in our reception area. [read more]
Full-time regular position Family Support worker / Child & Youth Care worker / MCFD liaison – 35 hrs./week For complete job description and job requirements, check the listing on www.ekemployment.org  Job ID: #59318 OR contact the Golden Family Center  at 250-344-2000 / gfc@goldenfamilycenter.bc.ca Closing date: Monday, June 26, 2017, at 4 pm. [read more]
Come and learn about Jordan’s Story It has almost been a year now since we tragically lost an amazing guy in our community to substance use. Jordan Hood was many things one of which was a great lover of the outdoors, particularly fishing, so in his memory we have organized a fishing day for 10 [read more]
What is Harm Reduction? Published on 02-Nov-2016 by EKASS This article examines the Philosophy of Harm Reduction and was written by East Kootenay Addiction Services’ Executive Director, Dean Nicholson. The article below does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of East Kootenay Addiction Services.   With all the talk about the Fentanyl crisis, the term Harm [read more]