A thank you note…

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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

posted in: News, Research

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

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 … Read More

General Meeting – April 2nd 2022

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Are you curious about what we’ve been up to these past months? Come join us on Saturday morning to meet the board and other kinship families just like you! April 2nd 2022, 10:30 – 12:00 There’s lots of good news … Read More

Join our board!

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We are still in our first year and already 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 … Read More

B & Me … and the Wait Train

posted in: Our Stories

B was born to an addicted mom & an addicted absent father that never admitted responsibility. He came to live with me (his grandma) & papa at 3 days old.  Whoever thought we would be feeding and changing a newborn … Read More

Advocacy at work!

posted in: Advocacy, News

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

Dear Grandparent…

posted in: Inspiration

Dear Grandparent. I want you to know that I see you. I see you running your grandchild to therapy when your friends are running to their nail salon appointment. I see you dropping off your grandchild at school and attending … Read More

Documentary

posted in: Our Stories

“This documentary will make you laugh, make you cry, and we hope, make you think.” The documentary provides a glimpse into the realities faced by several grandparent-led families from across BC. These grandparents didn’t plan to be full-time caregivers at … Read More

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