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Come back regularly to keep up to date on Fernie Youth Services in the community, as well as Youth Justice issues.

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...

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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