Federation response to part 1 (of two) of the RCY new report: No Time to Wait: A review of MCFD’s child welfare workforce – Part One

Dear Members,  On July 23, the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) tabled a special report on workforce capacity in the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD). “No Time to Wait: A review of MCFD’s ...Read More

New! Caregiver Learning Network has launched

We are excited to share that the Provincial Support Agency Caregiver Learning Network (PSACLN) has launched! The PSACLN aims to support caregivers across BC by developing accessible virtual learning opportunities for Foster Caregivers, Kinship Care Providers, and Contracted Agency Caregivers. PSACLN enhances caregiver knowled ...Read More

Community social services: weekly bulletin July 18, 2024

Federation response to the new RCY report: Don’t Look Away Dear subscribers, On July 16, the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) released Don’t Look Away – How one boy’s story has the power to shift a system of care for children and youth, which calls for collective responsibility and action in five key areas: enhancing ...Read More

Federation Response to New RCY Report, Don’t Look Away

Dear Members, Today, Tuesday, July 16, the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) released Don’t Look Away – How one boy’s story has the power to shift a system of care for children and youth, which calls for collective responsibility and action in five key areas: enhancing child well-being, add ...Read More

Community social services: weekly bulletin July 11, 2024

SOCIAL SERVICES NEWS News, updates, and stories about social care in BC Unveiling the latest developments in social services July 11, 2024 Subscribe HERE Table of contents Communities & families Reconciliation book club Health & mental health Training opportunities Reconciliation Save the date! Children & youth Career opportun ...Read More

Community social services: weekly bulletin July 4, 2024

SOCIAL SERVICES NEWS News, updates, and stories about social care in BC Unveiling the latest developments in social services July 4, 2024 Subscribe HERE Table of contents Communities & families Reconciliation book club Toxic drugs Training opportunities Children & youth Homelessness & housing Career opportunities Health & m ...Read More

📎 FCSSBC: Comprehensive June 2, 2024 Updates

SOCIAL SERVICES NEWS News, updates, and stories about social care in BC Unveiling the latest developments in social services June 28, 2024 Subscribe HERE Table of contents Poll results Homelessness & housing Reconciliation book club Reconciliation Training opportunities Communities & families Highlights Children & youth Career ...Read More

📎 FCSSBC: Comprehensive June 25, 2024 Updates

SOCIAL SERVICES NEWS News, updates, and stories about social care in BC Unveiling the latest developments in social services June 25, 2024 Subscribe HERE Table of contents Poll Reconciliation Health & mental health Training opportunities Communities & families Highlights Children & youth Homelessness & housing Toxic drugs ...Read More

Reflections on Non-Profit North: A landmark event for Northern BC’s community social services sector

By Zahra Esmail, CEO of Vantage Point, and Kishone Roy, Executive Director of the Federation of Community Social Services Non-Profit North, an event co-hosted by Vantage Point and the Federation of Community Social Services of BC (FCSSBC), was a significa ...Read More

2024 National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day National Indigenous Peoples Day | Canada National Indigenous Peoples Day is celebrated on or around June 21 to honour the culture and heritage of Indigenous groups. It was announced in 1996 by then Governor General of Canada, Roméo LeBlanc, and was intended to celebrate the contributi ...Read More