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Thursday, April 6, 2017 9:45 AM
An innovative partnership between the Province, the BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) and the Directorate of Agencies for School Health (DASH BC) means previously announced government funding for 1,000 before- and after-school arts and recreation spaces will go further thanks to those organizations’ existing partnerships and corporate sponsors.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 10:00 AM
As part of the Provincial Domestic Violence Plan, the Province is investing more than $1.5 million to continue to expand and strengthen supports for those affected by domestic violence in B.C.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 8:35 AM
Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux has issued the following statement in recognition of Social Work Week in British Columbia, March 12-18, 2017:
Thursday, March 2, 2017 11:18 AM
Proposed amendments to the Adoptions Act under Bill 2 confirm and clarify established adoption policy in B.C. to connect children and youth to forever homes.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 9:30 AM
Continued investments under the B.C. Early Years Strategy, along with the addition of $20 million in Budget 2017, are enabling the Province to fund more than 5,000 new child-care and after-school program spaces, as well as early childhood educator (ECE) bursaries in 2017-18.
Monday, February 20, 2017 1:00 PM
A new mental-health digital hub that will make it easier for thousands of British Columbians to find the services and supports closest to them is among various targeted initiatives totalling $140 million over three years under Budget 2017 to support those with mental-health and substance-use challenges.
Thursday, December 22, 2016 11:00 AM
B.C.’s new adoption website, Adopt BC Kids, has attracted 84 prospective adoptive families just six weeks after going live, helping to provide more loving homes for B.C.’s waiting children.
Sunday, December 18, 2016 9:00 AM
Christmas is a time of joy and festivity for many people, but it can also be a challenging time.
Friday, December 16, 2016 10:15 AM
More than 70 B.C. young people who were in government care have applied for extended supports since the expansion of the Agreements with Young Adults (AYA) program mid-October.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:00 AM
Front-line ministry social workers in hard-to-recruit areas of the province will receive an additional $3,000 to $6,000 per year, thanks to a new agreement between government and the BC Government and Service Employees Union (BCGEU).