I was lost and confused about what to do with life

“Being around positive people has turned bad habits into good habits – now all I know are good habits.” In 2013 Keon was in custody for robbery and possession of a firearm. Learn how we helped him realize a better future.

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Youth Deserve a Community That Expects Them to Contribute

There are no handouts in life, or at Fernie Youth Services. We provide the community that youth need, along with long term support and accountability.

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Caring Beyond Reason® is at the heart of our programs for youth and their families. In the spirit of George Fernie we provide at risk youth with the relationships, knowledge and abilities needed on their journey from the youth justice system to being contributing adults.



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Nolan Broome- Guiding and Mentoring Youths Through Fernie Works

At Fernie Youth Services we have always understood the importance of building supportive relationships with youth. For over 50 years, we have helped nurture hope and self-esteem through honest engagement and mentorship.  Our programs and our staff aim to provide...

Alexis Story- How Faith Helps Her Serve Clients Better At Fernie

 Here at Fernie youth, we are an organization guided by faith. From our mission to our methods to our motivations that faith is reflected in our core values. Recently we took an opportunity to sit with one of our dedicated frontline workers, Alexis and discuss how her...

SEAN JANES, A decade with Fernie Youth.

Sean Janes is one of the longest serving member of staff at Fernie Youth Services. interestingly enough, he was never officially hired. He did his university placement at Fernie, while he was pursuing his degree in criminology and fell in love with the work being done...

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