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Education Dollars available

Less than half of eligible children are signed up for education grant BCTESG Sophie Woodrooffe / Staff Writer JULY 29, 2018 06:00 AM Kim Starnes at Sunshine Coast Credit Union is encouraging families to sign up for a one-time education grant before Aug. 14. - ALAN WHELLER PHOTO More than 280,000 B.C. children are eligible for an education [...]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Community News|0 Comments

Post-Secondary Education Supports for Youth in Permanent Care

Post-Secondary Education Program Review Children's Aid Foundation of Canada is pleased to release the Post-Secondary Education Program Review, a report studying the effects of Foundation support on young people who were in permanent care and who received donor funding to pursue a post-secondary education. FULL REPORT          EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The PSE Program is an integral part of our [...]

By |June 5th, 2018|Community News|0 Comments

Children’s rep begins provincial tour

BC's watchdog for children and youth has kicked off an 18-month tour of the province aimed at teaching kids about their rights, where they can turn for help, and how his independent office can advocate on their behalf. Article Link  

By |May 17th, 2018|Community News|0 Comments

Lessons, insight, and ideas from kids in care

Part Three of The Tyee's investigative series into Indigenous child welfare focuses on four young adults who had been in care and are now working to improve outcomes for other kids—they talk about their own experiences, what could have been done to keep their families together, and what they would like to see happen for [...]

By |May 17th, 2018|Community News|1 Comment

BCCDA Newsletter

Our employment counsellor "Ning Huang" has received the award as the Emerging Career Practitioner of the Year. Newsletter - BCCDA

By |May 4th, 2018|Community News|0 Comments

Province agrees to provide long term financial support to youth in care that suffered abuse

By |May 4th, 2018|Community News|0 Comments

Accepting new board member applications

We are looking for those interested in helping us make a difference in the lives of children, youth, families and vulnerable people in our community. Currently we have openings for volunteers to join our Board of Directors and several Sub Committees. Our organization has been working to ensure each child, youth, family and adult has [...]

By |April 26th, 2018|Community News|0 Comments