Blog Posts and Updates

Changes happen quickly in our sector. Check this space for Weekly Updates from our Executive director, news releases, issue tracking, and posts from our leadership blog.

Government Engagement & Advocacy: Get Involved

Since 1982, The Federation has been a strong representative voice for BC’s social care sector. We bring forward issues and concerns—as well as possible solutions—on behalf of our members, their […]

Recognizing and Combatting Antisemitism

with the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) Wednesday, April 26th 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (PST) At this workshop, our learning begins with an overview of the Jewish […]

Motivational Interview Informed Wraparound and High Fidelity Wraparound

Promising Practice Models that Provide a Holistic Approach Tuesday, April 4th 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM (PST) High Fidelity Wraparound is a team-based planning process intended to provide individualized, coordinated, […]

What happened at the Social Policy Forum & GM

Thank you to everyone—our members, allies, and partners—who joined us in Victoria last week to participate in The Federation’s 2023 Social Policy Forum. All of you took time from your […]

Projects & Issues Update: Compensation, Training & Education, CYSN…

We are well into the new year and, as you may suspect, The Federation remains hard at work on a number of important issues that also demanded our attention through […]

Youth Education Bursary Applications Open

The Youth Education Bursary is one of the projects that drew me to the Federation. Like many of you, I have had the privilege of walking and working alongside committed, […]

Advocacy and Engagement Updates

Procurement, Labour Market Development, CYSN Systems Change, Youth Justice One of the things that all of our members have in common is that you are doing a lot of things […]

New Grant Funding for Technology

Back in 2020, The Federation launched the Community Social Services Training Fund—a pool of grant funding provided by the provincial government to support inclusive training and development efforts throughout our […]

CYSN and The Federation…

How we got here… Last year, MCFD announced significant changes to the system of care for children and youth with support needs (CYSN). Consultations for this process began back in […]

Budget 2023 Consultation Report

Recommendations for next year’s provincial budget Each year, The Federation makes a submission and presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services—the committee that makes recommendations to […]