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    Family Services News

    • Stats Canada Finding

      Opportunity for meeting needs in the community. June 12, 2017 by Peter Thomas
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      Ministry Resources
      Meeting needs in the community.

      Statistics Canada released another set of reports from the 2016 Census. This particular study shows that in 2016, 340, 000 young Canadians aged 25 to 34 had not...
    • School Supply Backpacks

      Great Community Ministry Idea March 10, 2017 by Corps Ministries
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      Ministry Resources
      Great Community Ministry Idea.

      BACKPACK AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES
      Get involved in a community effort for children without necessary school supplies.  Have a backpack drive...
    • Partnering With Schools

      Feeding programs February 9, 2017 by Corps Ministries
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      Ministry Resources
      Feeding program ideas.

      There are many opportunities for your Ministry Unit to partner and support your local schools.
      The partnerships among education, health, social service and other community sectors help everyone work together...
    • Hunger Count 2017

      February 9, 2017 by Corps Ministries
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      Ministry Resources
      Participate in the survey.

      Every year since 1997, Food Banks Canada, in partnership with provincial associations, regional food distribution centres, community food banks and other hunger-relief organizations, has coordinated the survey, and published result...
    • Welcoming Newcomer Families

      Community Family Services January 23, 2017 by Corps Ministries
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      Ministry Resources
      Tips for Set-up
      • Try to avoid too much noise or confusing directions at the entrance. Have someone near the door to welcome and guide to appropriate place to wait. If you have a volunteer who speaks other languages,this is a good place to have them stationed.
      • Some people will like being around lots of people and want to socialize. Others may be...