News & Information
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 Our previous phone system was over 20 years old, and our previous network back-up was out of date and out of [read more]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]
We would like to thank local artist Karen Brodie for loaning some of her amazing artwork to grace the walls of our reception area for a while! If you would like to see more of Karen’s beautiful pieces, check out her website Karen Brodie Designs   [read more]
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Registration dead-line is November 10. This 2 day local ASIST training opportunity is facilitated by CMHA-Kootenays and is brought to you by the Golden Community Social Services Coop. The training is intended for youth, seniors, volunteers and those who work in the nonprofit sector. Workshop dates: November 23 & [read more]
Article courtesy of Justin Telfer: 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 so much for your donations and most importantly for your kind words of support in the work that we [read more]
Article courtesy of Magi Scallion – Golden Ultra race organizer. Golden Ultra’s vertical KM is enough of a challenge for most people; climbing more than 1000m in less than 5 km, with some sections that are so steep you can’t see more than 5m ahead of you when you look up. Hiking (maybe running) up [read more]
Women and girls are invited to come together and create prayer flags in honour of Take Back the Night. Take Back the Night raises awareness of violence against women. The collection of prayer flags will be hung along the river path – the route that the Take Back the Night walking procession will take. Materials [read more]