Tags : Lethbridge Family Services

Local family donates over 200 gifts to Angel Tree campaign

A local family is giving back to the community after donating over two hundred gifts to Lethbridge Family Services’ Angel Tree Campaign. Emily and Alex Geerligs hosted their first toy drive last year following the passing of their daughter Madison. To commemorate what would have been their daughters first birthday, the Geerlings decided to donate […]Read More

Afghan refugees arrive in Lethbridge

On Oct. 5, a number of Afghan Refugees arrived in our city following the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan. Lethbridge Family Services assisted in their arrival by providing some help to get everyone settled. Ahmed Fahim Ahmadi says Canada feels like paradise to him after being here for a little over two weeks now.   “I […]Read More

Significant donation for Lethbridge Family Services

The pandemic has brought with it large changes on how we access mental health resources in our city. Lethbridge Family Services received a huge donation of funds on Friday to offset some of those issues. Staff from the centre say this money will continue to help out children and youth who are in need of […]Read More

Angel Tree campaign sees huge success

The final numbers have been tallied for the Lethbridge Family Services Angel Tree campaign. 3,274 children were able to receive gift bundles. Donors also gave generously to the campaign, bringing in a total of over $190,000. The Adopt-A-Family program also helped 101 families. Michelle Gallucci, with Angel Tree, says she was in shock of the […]Read More

Friend of the Family awards presented

Lethbridge Family Services recently presented their Friend of the Family awards to recipients in our community. The award has been given out since 1988, with over 100 people being presented with the honour. The awards are given to an individual or business who has showcased excellence in Lethbridge. In a new release, Lethbridge Family Services […]Read More

Workshop looks to break down gender roles

Masculinity. It’s a word that some men struggle with. Lethbridge Family Service is offering a free workshop called Man Up, which will talk about the impact that socially constructed gender roles have on the wellbeing of males in our city. Corrine Janzen, the Outreach and Education Facilitator for Lethbridge Family Services, says this workshop takes […]Read More

Lethbridge Family Services talks Immigration Level Plan

The Trudeau government announced a new proposal in 2020 for the 2021-2023 Immigration Level Plan. The government is looking to bring in 1.2-million immigrants into Canada to help the economy recover from the pandemic. Najib Mangal, the Manager of Community Connections and Employment programs at Immigrant Services of Lethbridge Family Services, says he’s hopeful that […]Read More

Lethbridge Family Services to offer suicide awareness presentations

The mental health crisis has become a “parallel pandemic” to COVID-19.  That is according to a 2021 report from the United Nations.  Lethbridge Family Services (LFS) announced workshops and trainings they are offering when it comes to suicide prevention. Suicide awareness and prevention is a critical health response to COVID-19.  And Lethbridge Family Services believes […]Read More