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.

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.

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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CNOY 2022: what are my options?

CNOY 2022: what are my options?

February 26th is coming quickly, and we don’t know if it will be covid-safe to walk together, so we have two plans in place. Both ensure a fun event and, most importantly, a positive impact for at-risk youth. The Coldest Night of the Year is about coming together to...

2021: A demanding but crucial year

2021: A demanding but crucial year

Wow… 2021. As we come to a close on another year full of the unexpected, we want to take the time to reflect on its successes and challenges. We must recognize Fernie’s frontline staff and how they went above and beyond to care beyond reason no matter what. With a...

Commitment to Change

Commitment to Change

We’re living in a time where it seems as if the landscape of society as we know it is constantly changing.  There are always new issues and concerns coming to the forefront, each worthy of attention and action. In the midst of ever-changing circumstances around us,...

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