Free Education Series – The Alzheimer Journey: Care Essentials

The free bilingual program will run for four consecutive weeks during the month of March. This program is recommended for those in the middle stage of their diagnosis, their family members, and caregivers. Limited seats available . To register, please contact 1-800-664-8411 or info@alzheimernb.ca  Topics Covered: Week 1 – What to Expect. What is dementia?[...]

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“Dynamic Dads” for dads of children ages 0-8

We are very pleased to let you know about a special program for Dads of children 0-8, with a special emphasis on preschool aged children. Family and Child Education (FACE) Anglophone South (formerly Early Intervention) will be offering this free program at the Early Learning Centre in the South End, starting February 10th. Please take[...]

Fact Sheet on employer support for volunteering

Statistics Canada has released a fact sheet on employer support for volunteering (ESV). For the first time, the 2013 General Social Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating (GSS GVP) permits the calculation of volunteering rates of employees with or without employer support. This fact sheet explores to what extent ESV is associated with an increase[...]

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MY DISABILITY AWARENESS WEEK HERO

Interested in winning a weekly gift card and having the chance to win the grand prize?

PCSDDo you know someone who you would consider your Disability Awareness Week hero? An individual who has achieved something you consider to be inspiring and motivating? An individual who has been active in creating awareness surrounding issues related to disability? An individual who has advocated for an inclusive society in New Brunswick? We want to hear from you!

Our Disability Awareness Week Hero contest begins on May 9th, 2016 and runs through June 4th, 2016

Participating is easy! All you need to do is follow these steps:   [...]

$1,500 Bursary Recipient – Kristen Anderson

Florence M Christie Memorial Bursary for 2016 in the amount of $1,500 was awarded to Kristen Anderson. Kristen has been a very dedicated volunteer to the IWK Children’s Wish Foundation in New Brunswick, volunteering with the Princess Tea Party, fundraising galas, trade shows and being involved however she can. Kristen also volunteers her time with the Regional[...]

Sisters of Charity makes financial contribution to SJVC

The Saint John Volunteer Centre is thrilled to have received a $5000 financial contribution from the Sisters of Charity of the Immaculate Conception Saint John. This is not the first year that they have offered financial support and we are forever grateful! We are a very lean organization with a small annual operating budget and[...]

Nominations sought for New Brunswick Human Rights Award

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Nominations are being sought for the 29th annual New Brunswick Human Rights Award. The deadline is June 1. The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission established the award to recognize outstanding effort, achievement or leadership on a volunteer basis by individuals or organizations in the promotion of equality and human rights in the[...]

Myths & Facts regarding Syrian Newcomers

Another way we can help, is to educate ourselves and our little one about refugees in our community, since children (and many adults!) are often confused by all the mixed messages and fear-based language they may hear or read. We’ve attached a brief document “myths & facts”, which might be useful to look over in case you[...]