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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]
    The Golden Family Center has many programs for children and youth, families and individuals who live in Golden and Area A. Please get in touch and we will tell you more about how you can get involved!   [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]
After close to 30 years as the Infant Development Program Consultant in Golden, Rhonda Smith will be retiring at the end of January. We would like to thank Rhonda for her unwavering belief in and dedication to the well being of children in our community. Over the years, Rhonda has been instrumental in getting a [read more]
Are you looking for support from other parents because you are parenting a child or youth with mental health challenges or are hoping to help your youth deal with their substance use? Come check out this group – run by parents for parents. The first Parents helping Parents Group will take place at the GSS [read more]
The Golden Family Center Society would like to thank the Columbia Basin Trust for their financial support through the Community Funds program, which allowed us to update our phone system and computer network back-up. Our previous phone system was over 20 years old, and our previous network back-up was out of date and out of [read more]
A big Thank You to Golden’s LP employees for your generous donation to the work of the Golden Family Center! Donations help us extend our programs and services in areas where government funding does not reach. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you all.   [read more]