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Family Finding

This winter, I was informed of a workshop that would be taking place at Family & Children’s Services, called Family Finding. My initial reaction was “SIGN ME UP!”  This workshop was going to be all about recruitment and finding foster carers, which will be sooooo transferable to our work and our need for providers in […]

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Posted by Avishka Juta, in Adult, Blog, Direct Support People

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Register by Sept. 18th for our Sept. 26th Ball Hockey Tournament! thumbnail

Register by Sept. 18th for our Sept. 26th Ball Hockey Tournament!

Registration is OPEN for Extend-A-Family’s 2nd Annual Community Ball Hockey Tournament! Join us Saturday, September 26th for a day of fun with new and old friends and family. Tournament Information: The Ball Hockey Tournament will be a fun, non-competitive round-robin style tournament broken up into 2 divisions – 16 & up and family/mixed ages, and each team […]

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Posted by Kim Sproul, in Adult, Blog, Children, Direct Support People, Youth

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Neighbourhood Connections

In my role here at Extend-A-Family (Neighbourhood Community Connector), I often get the question, “What is it that you do, exactly?”. This question both excites me and makes me nervous! I love to talk neighbourhoods and the integral role of belonging in our lives. AND I struggle helping people see past ‘party/event planning’.  Below is […]

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Posted by Kim Sproul, in Adult, Blog, Children, Community, Direct Support People, Youth