B.C. kept thousands in funding from family caring for granddaughter with disabilities

AS SEEN ON CBC NEWS – May 31, 2022 | The B.C. Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) kept thousands of dollars in funding from grandparents who needed the money to help care for their grandchild, a new report … Read More

Let your voice be heard!

British Columbia is reforming child and family service legislation, and MCFD is calling for engagement from First Nations, Inuit, and Métis persons, community organizations, social sector service providers, and other individuals with lived experience with child and family services. And, … Read More

Summary of General Meeting Announcements – April 2nd 2022

September 2021 FCRR submitted a Budget Submission to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services on behalf of families who receive support through the Child in the Home of a Relative program, and Section 54.1/54.01 (of the BC … Read More

A thank you note…

Thank you for being so inspiring and your dedication for children being raised by relatives – Katie Robertson, Executive Director, PSS We know Fairness for Children Raised by Relatives has been busy over the past few months. Your letter-writing campaign … Read More

Be part of a video documentary

Megan Wilde is a UBC graduate student in journalism and mother of three from Texas. For her final MJ project, she would like to produce a video documentary about kinship caregivers in B.C. She is looking to connect with kinship … Read More

Join our board!

Over the few short years we’ve been operating, we have seen some successes and positive change as a direct result of the advocacy and awareness put forth by the small team of volunteers at Fairness for Children Raised by Relatives … Read More

Kinship Caregivers Win Federal Benefits for Children Living with Disabilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, March 3rd, 2022 – A positive step for children living with disabilities was recently achieved by a new organization of kinship caregivers, Fairness for Children Raised by Relatives. On February 17th, the provincial government announced that … Read More

Advocacy at work!

The new Fairness for Children Raised by Relatives Society has its first win in its attempt to improve the supports for all of our children. This is a good example of our grassroots advocacy at work. Families may be eligible … Read More

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