Weekly Update Blog

In a fast-paced sector constantly changing, our members need regular information and updates on policy changes, government priorities, research, and program updates. That’s why our Executive Director posts a sector update each week for all of our members. Those posts appear here the following week.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

📎 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 […]

📎 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 […]

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 […]

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. […]