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Minister Attends Family Centre Presentation

Minister Attends Family Centre Presentation

The Minister of Social Development and Seniors Tinee Furbert recently had the opportunity to attend The Family Centre‘s Youth Leadership Academy’s Annual “Foundations Social Change Projects” Presentation.Minister Furbert said, “Thank you to the Family Centre Team for creating this avenue for our youth. “I applaud... Read more of this article

Family Centre To Hold Cup Match Tag Day

Family Centre To Hold Cup Match Tag Day

Family Centre will be holding its Cup Match Tag Day, with people able to purchase their Cup Match ribbons online via the Sargasso Sea app. A spokesperson said, “Family Centre, Clarien Bank and Sargasso Sea are teaming up to celebrate Bermuda’s return to the Cup Match Game. Family Centre Cup Match Tag Day ribbons are now available for purchase.... Read more of this article

New Solar System Installed At Family Centre

New Solar System Installed At Family Centre

BE Solar partnered with Aeolus Capital Management to install a solar system for the Family Centre headquarters in Pembroke, and they noted that the solar system “will help the charity save over $4,800 each year by relying less on fossil fuel electricity.” A BE Solar spokesperson said, “Local solar company, BE Solar, has partnered with... Read more of this article

Video: Happy Earth Day From Family Centre

Video: Happy Earth Day From Family Centre

The Family Centre is sharing their Earth Day video with the community and encouraging people on the island “to engage in healthy green activities with their children and families.” A spokesperson said, “Family Centre joins Greenrock and other environmentally conscious organizations to be good stewards of the environment. The charity, Family... Read more of this article

DYAN Art Auction To Benefit Family Centre

DYAN Art Auction To Benefit Family Centre

Artist Diane Maughan, also known as DYAN, will be auctioning two original paintings, with the proceeds to benefit the Family Centre. A spokesperson said, “Artist Diane Maughan, known in the art world as DYAN, knew she wanted to help children and families in need. According to the artist, the pandemic has deeply affected children and families worldwide,... Read more of this article

Family Centre Sees 50% Increase In Calls

Family Centre Sees 50% Increase In Calls

The Family Centre “is experiencing more than a 50 percent increase in calls and requests for therapeutic services as families” amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “Families in Bermuda are feeling the pinch in many ways.” Family Centre Executive Director Dr. Sandy De Silva said, “Family Centre is experiencing... Read more of this article

Adverse Childhood Experiences Document

Adverse Childhood Experiences Document

The Family Centre has released a new white paper on Adverse Childhood Experiences [ACE], noting that it is ‘reflective of our collective ‘Bermuda experience’ and provide support for continuing to build on a Bermuda-based research capacity.’ A spokesperson said, “In 2018, Bermuda was introduced to another meaning for ‘ACEs’;... Read more of this article

Christmas Message From The Family Centre

Christmas Message From The Family Centre

[Christmas Message from The Family Centre] Family Centre Board of Directors and Staff would like to wish Bermuda a Happy and Safe Holiday Season. As we reflect on the year, Family Centre is very grateful to our donors, volunteers, partners and the community for your overwhelming support through a very challenging time in Bermuda and the world. Because... Read more of this article

Family Centre Assisting Through Covid-19

Family Centre Assisting Through Covid-19

The Family Centre says that it is available to “help families manage many of the emotional, behavioural, and social stressors that can accompany the necessary health and safety precautions that must be followed” in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson said, “As the number of Covid-19 cases in Bermuda rises, Family Centre... Read more of this article

Family Centre Raises Awareness Of ‘ACEs’

Family Centre Raises Awareness Of ‘ACEs’

In celebration of UNICEF’s World Children’s Day tomorrow [Nov 20], Family Centre is raising awareness of “adverse childhood experiences [ACEs]“. A spokesperson said, “World Children’s Day is celebrated annually on November 20th. This was the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child.... Read more of this article

Family Centre To Celebrate World Children’s Day

Family Centre To Celebrate World Children’s Day

Family Centre is getting set to celebrate UNICEF’s World Children’s Day tomorrow [Nov 20] with activities that “advocate for the safety and care of children.” A spokesperson said, “Family Centre celebrates UNICEF’s World Children’s Day on Friday, November 20 with activities that celebrate and advocate for the safety and care of... Read more of this article

Family Centre’s ‘This Old House Sale’ Today

Family Centre’s ‘This Old House Sale’ Today

Family Centre will be hosting their “This Old House” sale today [Saturday, October 3] at Horizon Club House in Paget from 10 am to 4 pm. A spokesperson said, “Do you need a change of scenery? Family Centre invites you to plan a day out, and check out their “This Old House” Sale on Saturday, October 3 at Horizon Club House in Paget... Read more of this article

Family Forum Honours Dismont & Guthman

Family Forum Honours Dismont & Guthman

Family Forum held an event to honour Mrs. Martha Dismont and Dr. Stephanie Guthman for their work to strengthen the community. A spokesperson said, “Family Forum honours Martha Dismont, retired Executive Director of Family Centre and Dr. Stephanie Guthman, former Director of Specialized Training and Assessment at Family Centre, who were integral in... Read more of this article