As we face the future, we see a population that is aging with isolation and loneliness. Now more than ever, ACS programming is a vital resource depended on by thousands in our community. Read how your partnership is making a dent in the loneliness epidemic in Abbotsford.Read More
Supportive housing project, Hearthstone Place celebrated its one year anniversary and shares resident Chuck's story.Read More
Nyachol Solomon; Peer Support Worker from Foundry, former ACS client.Read More
Living wage, livable future: Tenacity and community support help Abbotsford woman build new life free from violence
One woman’s story of trudging forward on her own, determined to provide for her children.Read More
Krystal nearly lost her son Nollan every year for the first four years of his young life. By the time he was four, exhaustion, escalating stress levels, and the inability to make ends meet culminated. Krystal knew she needed to make a change.Read More
Young Jong Kwon and his family arrived in Abbotsford from Seoul Korea in April. Speaking through an interpreter he says that life has not been that big of an adjustment here because people are very nice and friendly.
Miriam Sanchez and her extended family came to Abbotsford from Mexico late in 2006. She agrees and adds that as a newcomer, it has been easy to find people willing to help the family.Read More
The Grade 3 class at Dormick Park Elementary School is learning all about the three R’s. Reduce – Reuse – Recycle.
In late January the class hosted a special group of visitors announcing a $26,947 donation to the Abbotsford Community Services Recycling Program.
Manager of Market Development & Brokerage, Ken Rasmussen and Matt Dupuis of Cascades Recovery Inc. have been involved with the local recycling plant since 2009. “The recycling education component of the Abbotsford Community Services Recycling Program is truly unique. We haven’t seen anything else quite like it anywhere in the country,” commented Rasmussen.Read More