Family Services of Greater Vancouver (FSGV) has partnered with Vancouver Public Library (VPL) to host a Family Day pop-up event on Saturday, February 17. Taking place at VPL’s Central Library in downtown Vancouver, the event features activities for families along with a range of resources supporting stronger, more resilient individuals and families.
With the cost of living increasing every day, and inflation impacting the price of food, rent, and childcare, more and more families need help to meet their most basic needs. FSGV and VPL – two of the longest running organizations in Vancouver – are cornerstone resources for local families, providing tailored supports for people of all backgrounds. This collaboration aims to build strong, empowered communities by connecting individuals and families across Metro Vancouver to the information and assistance they need.
FSGV and VPL’s Family Day pop-up event will address challenges facing families today and recommend solutions that help people build resilience. Participants can expect family-friendly activities as well as adult-oriented information, including:
- Financial coaches sharing tips to improve financial stability, navigate government benefits, and overcome other barriers;
- Resource workers suggesting community supports to help with a range of challenges; and,
- Family counsellors answering questions and recommending programming and resources.
The event takes place in the Central Library promenade (350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C.) on Saturday, February 17, between 10am and 2pm.
FSGV and VPL’s Family Day event is free and open to the public; no registration is required. For more information, visit www.fsgv.ca. Join the conversation about challenges families are facing right now by following FSGV (@vanfamservices) on Instagram and by using the hashtag #FamilyIs.