News & Information
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]
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]
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 Our previous phone system was over 20 years old, and our previous network back-up was out of date and out of [read more]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]
The Golden Family Center Office will be closed for the holidays from December 23 to January 2 inclusive.  We will be open again on Tuesday, January 3 at 1:00 pm. Some staff may be working during this time. If you have a preplanned appointment, your counsellor will meet you at the door of the office. [read more]