We believe a strong, caring community is our shared responsibility. We are changing lives together.

Family Services of the North Shore is a non-profit, community-based agency.
For over 60 years, we have been committed to making deep and lasting impact across the entire North Shore, from Deep Cove to Bowen Island and every point in between. We offer counselling, support, education, and volunteer engagement opportunities to help you reach your full potential throughout your life, whenever you need us most.

Find Support

Counselling Support

Our experienced counsellors support children, youth, individuals, seniors, couples, and families.

> Learn More > Contact our Intake Counsellor

Thrive Family Programs

Our free, drop-in programs support North Shore parents and caregivers of children ages 0-6.

> Learn more > Thrive Family Programs Schedule February

Christmas Bureau

Our generous donors and volunteers ensure that all our North Shore neighbours can celebrate the holidays with their families.

> Learn more

Get Started

Our Intake Counsellor is here to learn what you need and how we can support you.

Email now Or call 604-988-5281, ext. 226
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A healthy community is our shared responsibility. Your support can change the lives of local children, youth, and families who need our help – and now is the time to act.


2019 – 2020 Youth Leadership Advisory Board (YouthLAB)
We are looking for creative youth volunteers interested in developing their skills as leaders within their community. Interested? > Apply Now
PROUD2BE Gender Identity & Sexual Orientation Conference
Check back for our 2020 conference date. In partnership with West Vancouver Youth Services. For parents, youth and professionals. > Learn More
2018 – 2022 Strategic Plan
Take a look at the next five years. > Learn More
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Beer by the Pier presented by Darwin
Bring your friends, family, and colleagues for a spirited evening of craft beer and wine, live music, delicious food, and an amazing silent auction. Every dollar you invest in us will be used to change the lives of North Shore children and families. > Learn More
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Volunteer with us and get involved with the community you love. We have volunteer opportunities for people of all ages, backgrounds, and interests. Make a difference, meet your North Shore neighbours, and help us change lives together.