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Inclusive Foster Care: A Closer Look

Inclusive Foster Care: A Closer Look

Indigenous children must be raised in relationship with family, community and culture. The nuturing of kinship ties and cultural identity is essential to their well-being. Inclusive Foster Care is a crucial practice that strengthens this vital connection to identity for children in care. In the early 2000’s, VACFSS convened a committee of parents, youth, foster […]

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Annual Report 2019

Annual Report 2019

VACFSS’ CEO and Board of Directors are pleased to present the 2019 Annual Report. Each year, VACFSS reports to its membership, funders, and the community on its activities and achievements over the past year. We’re proud of the progress we’ve accomplished and look forward to another year of strengthening our capacity and providing services to […]

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Cultural Connections: Camps Strengthen Staff’s Understanding of Cultural Practices and Teachings

Cultural Connections: Camps Strengthen Staff’s Understanding of Cultural Practices and Teachings

With contribution from Destanie Tynes In order to offer continued learning and intertwine social work practice with Indigenous perspectives, Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society (VACFSS) offers annual cultural immersion camps for its staff. The camps bring together employees from across the agency to stay together for two days of immersive cultural teachings. “During […]

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Message from Jennifer Charlesworth, Representative for Children and Youth

Message from Jennifer Charlesworth, Representative for Children and Youth

Hello everyone, Thank you for the opportunity to fill you in on what’s been going on in my Office. It has been a busy time since I was appointed Representative for Children and Youth on Oct. 1, 2018. Among other things, we have released reports, held an open house in Prince George, spent time in […]

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2018 Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

VACFSS’ CEO and Board of Directors are pleased to present the 2018 Annual Report. Each year, VACFSS reports to its membership, funders, and the community on its activities and achievements over the past year. We’re proud of the progress we’ve accomplished and look forward to another year of strengthening our capacity and providing services to […]

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2018 Membership Application and Board Nominations Are Now Open

2018 Membership Application and Board Nominations Are Now Open

VACFSS Annual General Meeting will be held: Thursday, September 13th, 2018 Membership Applications are now available for those who would like to renew their membership or apply to become a new member of our society. Nominations to our Board of Directors must be submitted by the nomination deadline August 3, 2018 at 4:30PM. Please check out […]

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July 2017 Amendment to VACFSS Bylaws

July 2017 Amendment to VACFSS Bylaws

VACFSS’ CEO and Board of Directors are pleased to present the amended bylaws for the organization. The New Societies Act came into effect November 28, 2016 and governs how societies (not-for-profit corporations) are created and run in B.C. The Act includes significant updates to allow for more flexibility in how societies operate, while still protecting […]

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2017 Annual Report

2017 Annual Report

VACFSS’ CEO and Board of Directors are pleased to present the 2017 Annual Report. Each year, VACFSS reports to its membership, funders, and the community on its activities and achievements over the past year. We’re proud of the progress we’ve accomplished and look forward to another year of strengthening our capacity and providing services to […]

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2017 Membership Application and Board Nominations Are Now Open

2017 Membership Application and Board Nominations Are Now Open

VACFSS Annual General Meeting will be held: Thursday, July 6th, 2017 Membership Applications are now available for those who would like to renew their membership or apply to become a new member of our society. Nominations to our Board of Directors must be submitted by the nomination deadline May 26, 2017 at 4:30PM. Please check […]

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2016 Winter Newsletter

2016 Winter Newsletter

In this Issue: The Spirit of Christmas Employees Open to New Experiences From Humble Beginnings CRUW Wraps up Season of Gardening BC’s Representative for Children and Youth Who’s coming & Going? Word search