Join Speaker, Andrea Paquette, President and Founder, Stigma-Free Society for the #thatwellnessthing
Join the Langley Education Centre to learn more about mental health and wellness at their Second Annual Open House & community resource fair!
Wednesday February 27, 2019 4:30-7 PM at Langley Education Centre
21405A 56 Avenue, Langley BC
Presentations & Information Tables
- Mental Health & Wellness Counselling
- Suicide Prevention
- Violence Prevention
- Healthy Living
- Substance Use
- Settlement Services
Students 16+, adults, and school staff welcome.
No registration required.
Light refreshments and on site photo booth.
The BC Responsible and Problem Gambling Program
Provides free information, resources, and treatment to support informed choices and healthy behaviours with respect to gambling participation.
Encompass Support Services Society
Offers a variety of free, accessible community programs and activities for all ages with a primary focus on children, youth, and families. Programs and services include: family mediation and reunification, youth homelessness, sexual abuse counselling, after school activity programs, pre-and-postnatal support, parent-child drop-in groups, and parenting support groups.
Several different programs of Fraser Health will be attending the event including public health nurses from the Healthy Schools program and overdose prevention, as well as mental health clinicians from START.
Fraser Valley Youth Society
Supports LGBTQ2S+ and Allied youth in the Fraser Valley by connecting them to their peers, their communities, and by providing supportive & inclusive help where needed. FVYS operates a weekly drop-in and attends other special events and programs throughout the year offering Education and Awareness Programming.
Langley Community Services Society
Assists individuals and families to enhance their lives through the provision of information, services, and programs. Staff from the Substance Use Program and the Settlement & Employment Program will be attending.
Langley Hospice Society
Provides compassionate support to help people live with dignity and hope while coping with grief and the end of life.
The Stigma Free Society
This new and exciting initiative is dedicated to the awareness of the stigmas that exist in society, to help develop an understanding of the challenges that numerous people face, and to encourage acceptance.
The Baristas Training Program
This program of Pacific Community Resources Society is partnered with Starbucks and BladeRunners to provide support, guidance, and training for at-risk youth. Eligible youth ages 16-30 will receive life and employability workshops (5 weeks), and work experience at a Starbucks store (4 weeks).
Express to Success
Offered through Mission Community Skills Centre Society, Express to Success is a 14 week paid training program (6 weeks in class, 8 weeks work experience) for eligible youth ages 15-30.
This Way Ahead
This program of Pacific Community Resources Society offers youth ages 16 through 24 an opportunity to gain valuable skills and confidence in the customer service field through a series of supported workshops (9 weeks, part time) and a paid internship with the GAP, Old Navy, or Banana Republic (10 weeks, part time).