Children in care need the loving supports of Foster Parents to help them face life challenges. Therefore, we aim to provide educational opportunities for Foster Parents to expand their knowledge and increase their skills to be able to support each child’s unique needs.
Community Bridge offers training and support in various communities in the NorthEast BC to:
Foster Parent Applicants
New Foster Parents
Browse the calendar below to find an upcoming event near you:
2:00 pm: MCFD & BCFFPA Teleconference for Foster Parents
May 21, 2020 –
The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) wants to recognize and celebrate the hard work of all the dedicated foster caregivers that have continued to offer support to vulnerable children, youth and families across BC. Next Thursday please join the Honourable Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children & Family Development, together with the BC Federation of Foster Parent Associations for a special teleconference to answer questions, and to recognize the incredible work of the sector in these times.
Please join us online on Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm, for an update and an opportunity to have your questions answered.
Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children & Family Development
Marcy Perron, President, BC Federation of Foster Parent Associations (BCFFPA)
Allison Bond, Deputy Minister of Children & Family Development
When: Thursday, May 21, 2020 Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm How to call in: Vancouver – 604-681-0260 Elsewhere – 1-877-353-9184 Participant code: 15983#
Special Instructions: Due to the large number of participants, please start dialing in by 1:55 pm.
You are invited to pre-submit questions toMCF.MOC.Information1@gov.bc.caby 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, using the words “May 21 Question” in the subject line.
We look forward to having you join us. Note that there is a 1,000-line limit. We will record and post the audio on our web site in the event we reach capacity, or you cannot join at that time.
Disclaimer: dates, times and locations may change or events may be cancelled due to low registrations, weather conditions, coordinator or facilitator illness, or power outages. In these situations, we will do our best to inform you of the changes. Please RSVP to ensure contact about any changes to our programs, and also secure any child care that may be needed prior to attending.
You can register by calling Tiffany Butt @ 250.785.6021 ext. 235 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.