Resources for Children and Youth

RISE Grant ProgramChildren and Youth raised in Kinship Care under 27 years of age are eligible for grants for as much as $1,000 annually that will help individuals cover costs for registration, equipment and travel for sport, physical and cultural … Read More

Resources for Caregivers & Families

BC211A non-profit society that connects people to community, health and government resources for help, where and when they need it. They help you find support services for all of life’s challenges. The service is free, confidential and available 24/7 in … Read More

Resources for Seniors

Government of Canada Programs and Services for SeniorsInformation and links to Canada Pension Plan, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Old Age Security, Caregiving benefits, Seniors’ health, Safe at home, Managing your money, Services for Veterans, Fraud prevention and Funding programs The BC … Read More

Resources for Indigenous families

ADOPTION Join Stefanie Laurella of Lawson Lundell as she explains what custom adoption is and who can custom adopt children.  An overview of the Custom Adoption Recognition Act will be discussed along with a review of the historical and current … Read More

Book Recommendations

Thank you, Parent Support Services Society of BC for this list of recommended books. We will add to this list from time to time, and welcome your suggestions. To Grandma’s House We Stay by Sally Houtman (Studio 4 Productions – … Read More

The State of Kinship Care in BC

This report is an outcome of a research project funded by: The Victoria Foundation – Adoption and Permanency Fund of BC, and the Law Foundation of BC. The opinions expressed in this document do not necessarily reflect the opinions or … Read More

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