You’ve Gotta Have Friends is a grass roots initiative that aims to involve all citizens in
creating welcoming communities where everyone belongs. Loneliness and isolation are
critical issues for many people. We help to break down barriers that keep people from
experiencing a rich and rewarding life by:

· Intentionally noticing and mobilizing the gifts of individuals and community groups
· Helping citizens to engage in new ways of building relationships
· Empowering change and inspiring action towards an inclusive community
· Helping people find socially valued roles in the community
· Participating in events that raise awareness about the importance of belonging
· Convening conversations that matter

You’ve Gotta Have Friends brings people together in a variety of ways to share their
experiences and to create connections. We believe community belongs to the people
and that it takes every citizen to create strong and welcoming neighbourhoods. 

You’ve Gotta Have Friends is sponsored by:

· United Way of the Lower Mainland
· Langley Association for Community Living
· Donations from Langley citizens
· Community Chest Fund
Langley is a welcoming community where everyone embraces a sense of belonging, cares for each other, connects through friendship, and has fun.
OUR VISION
HOW TO MAKE FRIENDS

Show up | Behave according to group norms | Participate | Treat others with respect | Stay engaged | Adjust your agenda as needed | Be positive
Office ~ McBurney Plaza, 20510
Fraser Highway, Langley, BC
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Make an appointment ~ phone 604-533-6546 or email yghf@telus.net.
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~ Shirley

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