A few years ago, we started talking about The Federation as being part of a movement—a movement that views caring as a foundational principle of humanity and puts such caring […]
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I want to end 2016 on a positive note. I want to take a moment to celebrate all the wonderful things that Federation members do every day, all year long. […]
Day in and day out, The Federation staff team focuses on a number of projects, initiatives, requests, and organizational goals. We bring forward issues and concerns, as well as possible […]
“When I turned 11, I was placed into foster care and separated from my siblings. From my very rocky and unstable journey through the foster care system, I knew I […]
Last week, The Federation’s Reconciliation Action Group met to reflect on the October Conference and to discuss how our organization can continue living into reconciliation. Some of the group members […]
“Community engagement means listening to the voices, needs, and ideas of the community. It means reporting back on the outcomes of engagement and honouring people’s time and ideas.” – Federation […]
When I started this job, I devoted time to a road trip across B.C. I wanted to visit and speak with as many Federation members as possible. I wanted to […]
Last week I was honoured and humbled to be joined by many of you for three days of intense and heartfelt dialogue, learning, and connection. The Federation will revisit and […]
Earlier this year, The Federation released a report analyzing the data from the 2015 Federation Member Survey and a study done in partnership with the University of Victoria. That report, the […]
The B.C. government’s Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services will begin its annual province-wide public consultations next week. These consultations give citizens, groups, and organizations the opportunity to […]
Our committment to reconciliation and decolonization includes recognizing that our work takes place on the unceded lands of many First Nations. In all that we do, The Federation strives to create more equitable relationships for and with our Indigenous partners and community members.
About The Federation
The Federation of Community Social Services of BC has been a provincial leader in the child, youth, adult, and family serving field for 40 years. We provide tools and supports that enable BC’s community social services to do their best work. Read more »