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Thursday, January 31, 2019 1:00 PM
To better respond to the evolving needs of vulnerable children and families, the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) has expanded the educational and experiential requirements for new frontline workers, in line with recommendations from Grand Chief Ed John’s report on Indigenous child welfare.
Thursday, December 13, 2018 11:28 AM
The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) has filed its response to the action filed by the public guardian and trustee (PGT) in the matter involving the former Kelowna social worker accused of alleged financial improprieties involving vulnerable children and youth.
Sunday, December 9, 2018 8:30 AM
The Government of British Columbia is reminding licensed child care providers that they have until Dec. 31, 2018 to apply for retroactive wage enhancements for their frontline staff.
Thursday, December 6, 2018 9:00 AM
“With school in full swing, midterms over and the holiday season on the horizon, December makes sense as a time for parents to check in with their children to see how things are going,” said Wade Maybie, a registered nurse at the Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Clinic in Saanich.
Saturday, December 1, 2018 8:30 AM
The holiday season can be an expensive time for B.C. families. The financial strain, when combined with the high cost of rent and child care, can result in added stress for parents.
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 12:30 PM
Families in Victoria soon will have access to 439 new licensed child care spaces that will be co-located at six elementary schools, thanks to a $4.6-million investment through the Childcare BC New Spaces Fund.
Friday, November 16, 2018 11:45 AM
Children with special needs now have more opportunities to play independently and participate more easily in activities with family and friends, as seven unique technologies arrive at child development centres (CDCs) throughout B.C. in November 2018.
Friday, November 2, 2018 9:10 AM
Indigenous children and their families soon will see increased child care planning supports to help connect them to the culturally sensitive programs and services they need to succeed.
Monday, October 15, 2018 1:46 PM
The Ministry of Children and Family Development is warning B.C. parents about third-party websites and related social media posts offering to help parents access provincial and federal child care funding and supports – at a potential cost to parents.
Friday, September 28, 2018 4:30 PM
When Jessica Bennie looks at her two pre-school age foster children, she can’t help but wonder what she might have been feeling 32 years ago. Back then, she was just six months old and placed into foster care herself.