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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The Story of Joe and Fernie Works

Joe is one of thousands of young people who have entered Fernie Youth Services. As a subject of the Youth Justice System, Joe had his life turned upside down. Upon leaving the system he returned back to a life surrounded by negative influencers. Without positive...

One Youth at a Time

It began with a chance encounter. On his way home from a church meeting one evening in 1964, George Fernie met a young man who had been released from Toronto’s Don Jail. His family had turned their backs on him, the youth said. He had nowhere to go. He was one of many...

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