Support Services & Programs




Parent Support Group

 
Mission Association for Community Living

Phone:604-826-9080

33345 2nd Ave
Mission, British Columbia   V2V 1K4
We bring parents together who support children of all ages with special needs, to share experiences and information and provide moral support to one another. Meetings are held at the Mission Association for Community Living board room on the last Wednesday of the month (except December), from 7:30 to 9:00 pm. For more information, call Kathy at 604-826-9080 ext 228 or email Kathy.reeves@macl.bc.ca.
 
Email:
Website:http://www.macl.bc.ca/

 



Personal Employment Planning

 
WorkBC Employment Service Centre

Phone:604-826-0626

Unit 209 33123 1st Avenue
Mission, British Columbia   V2V 1G5
If you need extra help getting started, our Employment Centre Advisors are here for you and will help build your personal employment plan to identify what you'll need to start looking for work.
 
Email:
Website:http://www.fvessc.ca

 



Post Partum Support Program

 
Mission Community Services Society

Phone:604-826-3634

33179 2nd Avenue
Mission, British Columbia   V2V 1J9
Some women, after pregnancy, may experience post partum depression that can be defined as tearfulness, despondency, feelings of inadequacy and inability to cope. The Post Partum Support Program is available to those women who need to talk, in confidence, to other women who have had or are going through the same experience. Outreach and group support are offered weekly.
 
Website:http://www.missioncommunityservices.com

 



Poverty reduction

 
Mission Friendship Centre Society

Phone:604-826-1281

Amanda Welti, Executive Director
33150A First Ave
Mission, British Columbia   V2V 1G4
Breakfast and/or lunch served daily. Lunch is M/W/F; Breakfast T/TH.
 
Email:
Website:http://www.mifcs.org

 



Pre Vocational Training & Development Centre (Anything Possible)

 
Mission Community Services Society

Phone:604-826-3634

33179 2nd Avenue
Mission, British Columbia   V2V 1J9
The object of rehabilitation is the successful reintegration of individuals with a chronic mental illness into the community. Through a variety of programs that focus on maintaining, developing or improving life skills and social skills, clients are encouraged to develop greater degrees of independent functioning. When needs are assessed, it is for the purpose of evaluating suitability of the client for this program. Please call us at 604-826-3660.
 
Website:http://www.missioncommunityservices.com

 



Pre-Professional Program

 
Fraser Valley Academy of Dance

Phone:604-826-0097

Mrs. Carolyne Carney
33219 1st Ave
Mission, British Columbia   V2V 1G7
An exceptional opportunity for the most talented dance students to train in a half-day intensive (20+ hours per week) while completing their high school academic studies. By audition only. Visit www.fvad.ca for information.
 
Email:
Website:http://www.fvad.ca

 



Prison Services

 
John Howard Society of the Fraser Valley

Phone:604-852-1226

Maggie Aronoff
Unit 1 1653 Salton Rd
Abbotsford, British Columbia   V2S 7P2
The Prison Services program provides inreach services to inmates in the local federal prisons. We assist families to understand visiting rules and the corrections process so they can participate in bringing their loved ones safely back into the community.
 
Email:
Website:http://www.jhsfv.com

 



Prison Volunteers

 
John Howard Society of the Fraser Valley

Phone:604-852-1226

Maggie Aronoff
Unit 1 1653 Salton Rd
Abbotsford, British Columbia   V2S 7P2
JHSFV Prison Volunteers work inside the prison setting to create a bridge for offenders to stay connected to community. Community supports are critical to successful reintegration. Join our Getting Out Staying Out men's group or provide supervision for an escorted temporary absence. Join our Restorative Justice Circle or just play a board game. Contact JHSFV for more information.
 
Email:
Website:http://www.jhsfv.com

 



Public Art Selection Committee

 
Cultural Resources Commission

Phone:604-302-2005

Pam Alexis
c/o Parks, Recreation & Culture
Mission, British Columbia   
Volunteers review proposals for public art on Municipally owned buildings, parks, and land, based on the Public Art Policy adopted by Council in May 2010 (available at District website)
 
Email:
Website:http://www.mission.ca/culture