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Guardianship Building Transformation: Mural by Jerry Whitehead

Guardianship Building Transformation: Mural by Jerry Whitehead

Our VACFSS lobby at 3284 East Broadway has undergone a transformation with the addition of beautiful murals painted by well known artist Jerry Whitehead who is also one of our foster parents. Jerry also have asked his good friend, Richard Shorty, to add his own artwork, the eagle which was painted by the elevator. Before […]

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VACFSS Coffee House honors the community

VACFSS Coffee House honors the community

VACFSS would like to thank everyone who came out to our 1st Annual Coffee House! The evening was an expression of gratitude & appreciation to all of its members and partners who support the work that VACFSS has done within the Aboriginal community. Without their continued support, we could not do the work we do. […]

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2013 Winter Newsletter

2013 Winter Newsletter

In this Issue VACFSS’ 20th Anniversary Honouring the Journey Strengthening Our Fathers Honouring Our Babies Ceremony Hobiyee: Nisga’a New Year

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2012 Fall Newsletter

2012 Fall Newsletter

In this Issue Youth in care awarded excellence BCASW Conference Cultural Singing Workshop Launch of a New Website This year’s youth graduate Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness

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2012 Summer Newsletter

2012 Summer Newsletter

In this Issue Strengthening Our Practice Child Protection Renovations Caregiver Camp 2012 Who’s Coming & Going Summer Berry Smoothie

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2012 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

This year the Board completed their work on a new Governance policy manual with the assistance of Tom Abbott. This Governance Policy clearly sets out the role of the Board and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and builds on the principles and reporting requirements that have allowed the board to find a balance between providing […]

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2012 Spring Newsletter

2012 Spring Newsletter

In this Issue Culturally Relevant Urban Wellness Cultural Immersion and Welcome Message from BC Representative for Children and Youth Long-Awaited Healing Lodge Opens Sage Picking on Traditional Land Honouring Our Diversity: Bringing Aboriginal Child Rights to Life Who’s Coming & Going Spring Raised Greens with Almonds Recipe

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2011 Winter Newsletter

2011 Winter Newsletter

In this Issue VACFSS Protocol signing with HCFSS Honouring our Diversity Agency Update Message from the BC Representative for Children and Youth Christmas Party for Families Talking Stick Festival Who’s coming, Who’s going Fish Chowder Recipe Word Search

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Honouring our Diversity Report

Honouring our Diversity Report

Bringing Aboriginal Child Rights to Life Within Urban Child Welfare. VACFSS has been working for many years to evolve a system of care that flows from culture. There have been many lessons on this journey as well as some very big breakthroughs. One exciting part of this journey is a new report just published by […]

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2011 Fall Newsletter

2011 Fall Newsletter

In this issue: Honouring the Journey of our Youth Foster Parent Appreciation Dinner Message from the BC Representative for Children & Youth Letter to Foster Parents Honouring our Diversity Report Langara Student Tour Who’s Coming, Who’s Going Squash Soup Recipe Word Search