DHF Wrap-Up 2015

Feb 26, 2015, 4:00 PM

The Annual Diversity Health Fair is an important event because it connects newcomers to health services and providers in an informal community setting.

“A newcomer may be facing health related issues which they are not aware of; things like hearing loss, diabetes, risk of stroke or heart attack,” says ACS Executive Director Rod Santiago.

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International Women's Day

Feb 25, 2015, 7:37 PM


All around the world, International Women's Day represents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women while calling for greater equality.

Make It Happen is the 2015 theme for our www.internationalwomensday.com global hub, encouraging effective action for advancing and recognizing women.

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Thank You So Much!

Feb 16, 2015, 4:53 PM

You - our donors and sponsors - are simply amazing!

Your continued support of the 80 some programs offered through Abbotsford Community Services is making a big difference in this community.

Because of your generosity –

  • Families, seniors and children living in poverty experienced a wonderful Christmas this past year and have ongoing access to emergency food supplies
  • Young moms and dads are learning how to parent their children more effectively
  • Seniors are able to enjoy time together and create new friendships
  • Youth in need of a guiding hand are receiving hope and support as they look to their future
  • Newcomers are feeling welcomed and feel they can actually have a better life here in Canada than the country they left behind

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It’s that time of year again: Tax Time.

Feb 6, 2015, 12:11 AM

Please note that this article contains information for the 2015 year. For the most up-to-date information on the Income Tax program, please see the program page

Community Volunteer Income Tax Program @ Abbotsford Community Services

Over the years thousands of Abbotsford residents have come to ACS to have their taxes prepared. If you want to take advantage of this Income Tax Preparation Service, here are some things you need to know.

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Supportive Housing Gets a Green Light

Jan 29, 2015, 9:58 PM

For the last 3 years ACS has been working on providing Abbotsford with a low barrier supportive housing facility for men who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. On December 22, 2014 the province of BC and the City of Abbotsford were pleased to announce that the dream was about to become a reality. To find out more visit our Supportive Housing program page.

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