We are Looking for Elders to Join Our Team!

Xyólheméylh, also know as Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children and Family Services Society (FVACFSS), has an Elders Advisory Group which ensures we are delivering services in a culturally appropriate and sensitive way. They meet regularly and provide invaluable advice to our social workers on our policies and practices as well as language, ceremony and culture. We want to expand our Advisory … Read More

Social Distancing Contest News Release

Xyólheméylh Social Distancing Contest News Release May 7 Xyólheméylh announces winners in social distancing art & video contest Indigenous kids create unique messages of protection against COVID-19

FVACFSS Spring Newsletter – 2020

Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children & Family Services SocietySpring  2020 Newsletter Message from the Board of Directors From left to right: Helen Joe, Marion Mussell, Wenona Hall, Glenda Campbell, Peter John, Jennifer Janik, Judy Douglas, Paula Olmstead Dear stakeholders and partners, Spring 2020 and these are not normal times as we adapt our lives in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s … Read More

FVACFSS Winter Newsletter – 2019

Left to right: Glenda Campbell, Wenona Hall, Jennifer Janik, Peter John, Marion Mussell. The Board has had a busy past few months. We held our Annual General Meeting at Squiala First Nation, on October 23, 2019. We raise our hands to Chief David Jimmie, who was the Master of Ceremonies and to his community members for the warm welcome to … Read More

Fall 2019 Newsletter

Left to right: Judy Douglas, Marion Mussell, Helen Joe, Dianne Garner, Angelina Gosselin, Paula Olmstead, Peter John, Tammy Bartz. Welcome to the fall edition of FVACFSS’s quarterly newsletter. We hope everyone had a wonderful summer. The Agency was busy this summer moving forward with our new Service Delivery Revitalization (SDR) which results in an increased focus on family strengthening and … Read More

FVACFSS Summer Newsletter – 2019

Left to right: Judy Douglas, Marion Mussell, Helen Joe, Dianne Garner, Angelina Gosselin, Paula Olmstead, Peter John, Tammy Bartz. Welcome to the summer edition of our quarterly newsletter. We have news to share about significant changes to the Agency’s service model, the results of our annual planning session, as well as an update on upcoming events. Service Model: Our objective … Read More

Information Session for Caregivers

Wednesday, June 19th from 9:00 am – 11:00 am at Tzeachten First Nation Hall (45855 Promontory Road, Chilliwack) OR Wednesday, June 19th from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm at Kwantlen First Nation Cultural Centre (23907 Gabriel Lane, Fort Langley) Kindly RSVP to Natalie Brandon via telephone 604.858.0113 or email [email protected]

Information Session for Stakeholders

Please join us for an Information Session about important changes to our delivery system. Thursday, June 13th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at Mamele’awt Aboriginal Education Centre (3277 Gladwin Rd, Abbotsford) OR Thursday, June 13th from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Neighbourhood Learning Centre (46361 Yale Road, Chilliwack) Kindly RSVP to Jill.Hammond via telephone 604.858.0113 or email … Read More

Spring FVACFSS Newsletter

Left to right: Sheradon Roberts, Angelina Gosselin, Judy Douglas, Marion Mussell, Tammy Bartz, Dianne Garner, Paula Olmstead. Helen Joe, Peter John. Missing: Helen Joe. Welcome to the Spring FVACFSS Newsletter. We would like to share some of the highlights from this past winter which was busy and productive, as well as tell you about our activities and plans for the … Read More