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Generosity

Thank you Saskatoon for the generosity you have shown to Family Service Saskatoon!  We are pleased to recognize the following organizations that made donations or gave grants to provide much needed services and programs to our community:

Centennial Plumbing and Heating

Community Initiatives Fund

Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation

ICR Charity Classic

Saskatoon Community Foundation

ScotiaMcLeod Charitable Foundation

Walk In Counselling

Have a problem you need to work through?  Need to talk to someone?  Family Service Saskatoon is offering Walk In Counselling sessions.  There is no cost for the first session – THAT’S RIGHT – IT’S FREE.  The sessions are offered on a first come, first served basis during the clinic times.  Clinics are offered at the following locations:

Family Service Saskatoon – Tuesday AND Thursday afternoons – 1:00 to 5:00 pm

Mayfair Drugs – Wednesday afternoons – 1:00 to 5:00 pm

OUT Saskatoon – Thursday evenings – 5:00 to 9:00 pm

Saskatoon Public Library – Friday afternoons – 1:00 to 5:00 pm

Carlyle King Branch the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month

Frances Morrison Branch the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month

Call 306-244-0127 for more information

Funding provided by Family Service Saskatchewan and Saskatoon Community Foundation – YES Grant.  THANK YOU!!!!

Trucktastic!

Trucktastic! 2019 is on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Prairieland Park from 10 am to 4 pm.  Tickets are available – go to our “Donate Now” page $10/person over 3 years or $30/family.  Trucktastic! is a children’s expo that appeals to every child (and the child within us) who has ever wanted to explore, inside and out, mega-construction equipment, ambulances, fire engines, monster trucks, and other specialized vehicles.  Save the date and tell your friends – all are welcome!!

Board Member Recruitment

Interested in an Opportunity to be a Board Member?

Family Service Saskatoon is an accredited, non-profit corporation. Its team provides access to affordable counselling and programs so that:
• families have the ability to solve problems without violence;
• families experiencing separation and divorce can transition through that change in a healthier way;
• people in parenting roles have the skills they need to foster healthy relationships;
• youth-at-risk make healthy life choices; and
• the community has access to culturally sensitive services

Go to our programs page for more information:  https://familyservice.sk.ca/programs/

The board seeks to achieve diversity of our Directors and welcomes information about the minority or diverse perspective that candidates may bring.  Backgrounds in financial, governance, social work, psychology as well as those who can share perspectives from the educational, emergency services/police, and corporate fields will also be considered.  In our commitment to truth and reconciliation we are particularly seeking candidates to provide Indigenous peoples perspective.

Board members are expected to attend monthly board meetings from September through to May, participate in one committee and to attend the Annual General Meeting in June. A board member can expect to spend 3 – 5 hours per month during the months of September through June on board or committee activities.

Nominations to the board of directors are presented by a slate of nominees at the Annual General Meeting in June of each year. If you are interested in serving on the board of Family Service Saskatoon, please submit your resume along with a brief cover letter explaining your interest in Family Service Saskatoon and detailing what perspective or strengths you would bring to the board of directors, to the attention of:

Nominations Committee, Board of Directors:
Family Service Saskatoon
102-506 25 St E, Saskatoon, SK S7K 4A7
or info@familyservice.sk.ca

Trolls Dance Party

Family Service Saskatoon – Trolls Dance Party!

The party was a HUGE success and was sold out!!!

Thank you to all those that bought tickets and came out to dance the day away!

A huge thank you to our sponsors and to our volunteers.

We truly appreciate the support of our community!!

 

Intimate Partner Violence Drop-in Group for Women Schedule

Intimate Partner Violence Drop-In Group is for women who have or are experiencing domestic violence or violence in their intimate relationships. The group runs weekly on Tuesdays, 6:00pm-7:30pm and Thursdays, 1:15pm-2:45pm. No registration required. Childcare provided.

Click Spring 2019 to see the drop-in topic schedule for April to June 2019.

Spring 2019