Learning from Each Other

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Fairness for Children Raised by Relatives and Parent Support Services hosted kinship care providers from across the province to join us at the beautiful Coast Bastion Hotel | Waterfront Hotel in Downtown Nanaimo!

Saturday and Sunday – June 11-12, 2022

This face-to-face gathering is the first of its kind for our brand-new organization and we are excited to be partnering with Parent Support Services. You can be part of the discussions and planning as we support each other — working together to improve the lives of grandparents, aunties, uncles and others raising a relative’s child in BC.

Registration to attend in-person is now closed, however, you are welcome to contact Jane Bouey if you want to be added to a waiting list in case there are last-minute cancellations.  jane.bouey@parentsupportbc.ca

9:00 – 9:45 am Registration and coffee
10:00 AM Welcome – Elder Bruce Dumont
10:20 -10:30 AM Introductions
10:30 -12:00 Interactive Share/Learn
12:00 – 12:10 PM Megan Wilde – Kinship Documentary
12:10 – 1:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 – 2:00 PM Panel Discussion – Achieving Change for Families
2:30 – 3:30 PM Panel Discussion – What is Kinship Care? What Programs and Supports are Available? What do we Need?
3:30 – 4:30 PM Kinship Care Quilt
4:30 – 4:45 PM Closing/Evaluations
5:00 – 6:30 PM DINNER

Sunday June 12th
8:30 – 9:30 AM BREAKFAST
9:30 – 10:15 AM Next Steps – Interactive Share and Learn
10:15 – 11:00 AM Circle Sharing – How are you feeling? What is one thing you’ve learned that you will take away from the event?
11:00 – 11:15 AM Closing

NOTE: We follow all recommendations of the most current provincial health orders and encourage all our guests to take precautions to guard their own health and protect others. If you feel more comfortable wearing a mask, we welcome you.

See you in June!