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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

Sandys Rotary Donates To Family Centre

Sandys Rotary Donates To Family Centre

Sandys Rotary recently presented a cheque to Family Centre for $14,500 in order to “support therapeutic programmes and services for children and families.” A spokesperson said, “Sandys Rotary presented a cheque to Family Centre for $14,500 to support therapeutic programmes and services for children and families.” Sandys Rotary President,... Read more of this article

Rosewood & Heather Nova Raise $4K For Charity

Rosewood & Heather Nova Raise $4K For Charity

Rosewood Bermuda partnered with Bermudian singer-songwriter Heather Nova to raise more than $4,000 for the Family Centre charity. A spokesperson said, “Rosewood Bermuda, the island’s premier luxury resort, partnered with Bermudian singer-songwriter, Heather Nova, to support Family Centre, a local charity that has been severely impacted by the... Read more of this article

Family Centre Virtual Cup Match Tag Day

Family Centre Virtual Cup Match Tag Day

Family Centre will be hosting a virtual version of their Cup Match Tag Day, with people able to purchase their Cup Match ribbons online via the Sargasso Sea delivery service. A spokesperson said, “Family Centre, Clarien Bank and Sargasso Sea delivery service have teamed up to keep the Cup Match Holiday Spirit going in the community. Cup Match... Read more of this article

“Family Centre Has Been A Labour Of Love”

“Family Centre Has Been A Labour Of Love”

Martha Dismont — the Family Centre Founder and Executive Director of 30 years — is stepping down from her post and handing the baton to Dr. Sandy De Silva. Justin Freisenbruch, Family Centre Board chairman commends the life’s work of Martha Dismont. “Martha has steered the organization in a progressive and enlightened manner and the... Read more of this article

Family Centre Encourages Emotional Well-Being

Family Centre Encourages Emotional Well-Being

Family Centre has provided an update on actions it is taking to support vulnerable families and children during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, with a focus on emotional well-being via its ‘FC 5C Challenge.’ A spokesperson said, “As the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic take its toll on family life and the well-being of children, it is... Read more of this article

Centre Thanks Govt For Unemployment Benefit

Centre Thanks Govt For Unemployment Benefit

Executive Director of Family Centre, has praised Government for its outreach to those workers who have been forced to be without employment and potential health benefits as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Martha Dismont stated, “It is a very challenging time, and Government’s announcement on March 23 of unemployment benefits for the recently... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Family Centre Offers Remote Services

Covid-19: Family Centre Offers Remote Services

In an effort to mitigate any health risk associated with Covid-19, the Family Centre has decided to move to remote services in order to continue to care for its clients. A spokesperson said, “Family Centre has made the decision to move to remote services in order to continue to care for its clients, while adhering to the guidelines of the Bermuda... Read more of this article