Resources for Caregivers & Families

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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

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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

Recommendations Arising from Research

posted in: Advocacy, Research

The following is a list of 26 recommendations that arose 2020 – 2021 State of Kinship Care Research Report Recommendations (A): Provincial Policy Reform That all children being raised in kinship care, regardless of legal status and duration of care, … Read More

Book Recommendations

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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

Tell your story… where to start?

posted in: Our Stories

Hello kinship caregiver. Thank you for considering sharing your story with others. Perhaps you have already written your story, or blogged or vlogged. Please share with us. Consider using these questions below as ideas to trigger thoughts and memories as … Read More

Write to your MLA!

posted in: Advocacy

Below find a sample email to MLA’s that Fairness for Children Raised by Relatives (FCRR) is encouraging grandparents and other kinship caregivers to consider mailing It refers to a submission that Fairness for Children Raised by Relatives wrote about a … Read More

Mary’s story

posted in: Our Stories

In 2019, one of our members was asked to make a short video to help a local non-profit organization fundraise for a support worker. Yes, a community fundraiser for a family support worker, only partially funded by United Way. This … Read More

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