Programs & Services

Connect Program

The FSJFS Kitchen Team provides a wholesome and free breakfast every morning, 8:00am-10:00am Monday – Friday in the main hall of the Fort St. John Friendship Centre at 10208-95th Avenue. This program starts in November and runs through to March.

For more information please contact us directly at 250-785-8566.

Connect Program - Mobile Outreach Unit

This program runs April to October, Monday to Friday from 8:00am – 10:00am. We serve a free breakfast to members of the community in need from our mobile outreach unit. The location of our mobile outreach van will be posted once we move our breakfast program outside. Currently, bagged breakfasts are being handed out from the main hall doors.

For more information please contact us directly at 250-785-8566.

Housing Manager

We offer Housing Support Services to individuals and families in need. Our Housing Manager also offers tax clinics and support for housing subsidies and so much more. Our goal is to build and create foundational supports that will help our clients on their journey to becoming more self-sufficient and self-reliant.

For more information please contact Maxine at 250-785-8566 or via email at maxine@fsjfs.ca

Job Placement/ Training Coordinator

Our Job Placement Training Coordinator provides employment and life skills training. This program uses a strength-based approach in helping individuals discover their full potential in the workforce. In addition, access to the resources required to obtain and secure employment opportunities such as; resume and cover letter building, education and training, career planning through self-assessments, interview skills, computer skills, computer access, and job boards/fairs and employer networking.

For more information please contact Jennifer Smith at 250-785-8566 or via email at jennifer@fsjfs.ca

Addictions Counselling & Referral Services

Our Addictions Counsellor provides client-centered, confidential assessments, one on one counselling and referral services to individuals, families, or groups who are concerned about the effects of alcohol and/or drugs on their lives. In addition to that our Addictions counsellor provides presentations and workshops on alcohol and drug related issues to school, agencies, and other interested groups upon request.

Our onsite experienced counsellor works out of our main office (10208-95th Avenue) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays, from 8:30am-4:30pm. On Wednesdays our counsellor provides Outreach services to Halfway and Blueberry.

For more information please contact our Addictions Counsellor, Alfred at 250-785-8566 or via email at alfred@fsjfs.ca

Cultural Connections and Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator

The Cultural Connections and Healthy Lifestyles Coordinator compliments our existing wrap-around supports and focuses on Cultural sharing and overall health and wellness.

In addition, the CC&HL program provides an increased connection to culture and additional service supports while increasing awareness to provide individuals with additional tools and supports that promote self-reliance and empowerment.

Our CC&HL Coordinator delivers focused workshops, presentations, individualized client intakes, and partnership development.

For more information please contact Megan at 250-785-8566 or via email at culturalconnections@fsjfs.ca

Elders Program

The Elder’s activities provide opportunities to build relationships and social support, enhance well-being, and have input into programming. Our Elders Program is free and runs from October to April. Elders gather every Wednesday from 12:30pm to 2:30pm, enjoying a variety of activities led by our Cultural Connections and Healthy Lifestyle Coordinator.

Currently this program is NOT being offered as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic Provincial Health Orders. 

For more information please contact the center directly at 250-785-8566.