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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Bridging the Gap in Transportation Inequality

Bridging the Gap in Transportation Inequality

Connection to services, opportunities, and employment has changed meaning significantly over the last two years as we found a way to make sufficient virtual options. Now that we are moving forward to a combination of in-person and virtual opportunities, we’re re-faced...

Youth are the Climate Change Heroes

Youth are the Climate Change Heroes

Earth Day is over, but the fight for a future is consistent – and the young generation is leading it. Today, there is approximately 1.8 billion youth from ages 10 to 24. This cohort is the largest number of youth in history. These youth are actively educated on...

How can we reduce recidivism?

How can we reduce recidivism?

Recidivism is the tendency for someone to re-offend or commit another crime after completing their first sentence. Go here for a full description of recidivism and why it happens. Anyone who has been through the justice system faces stigma that makes re-entering...

"It Is Easier to Build Strong Children than to Repair Broken Men" - Frederick Douglass

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