Fraserside is inspired to create communities of belonging where the diversity of all people is welcome. Fraserside is a multi-service agency that supports people needing housing, seeking work, and/or living with developmental disabilities, mental health or substance use issues, or low income. Our focus is New Westminster and neighbouring communities. Fraserside’s first three directions are rooted in the communities it serves:
People belong when they find and maintain a home.
Our sense of well being is significantly determined by the contributions we make.
People thrive when they belong in relationships to individuals, groups and communities.
The roots of Fraserside Community Services Society extend back to 1972 when a small group of people formed a support group to help one another cope with, and overcome, personal challenges. What started out as six people working from a basement has evolved into an organization employing 180 people, working out of 15 locations, across six communities.