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

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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…

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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

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“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

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

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