As part of British Columbia’s emergency COVID-19 response plan, the Province is doubling this year’s funding for Family Caregivers of British Columbia to $1 million, helping support both caregivers and seniors.
Parents will have the choice of bringing their children back to class on a part-time basis this school year as part of BC’s Restart Plan, with the goal of returning to full-time classes in September 2020, provided it is safe to do so.
Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions; Katrine Conroy, Minister of Children and Family Development; and Rob Fleming, Minister of Education; have released the following statement in recognition of National Child and Youth Mental Health Day:
For many British Columbians, daily life has changed significantly because of COVID-19.
B.C. child care professionals are finding creative ways to stay connected and support the children and families in their community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
After working in child care for more than three decades, Lorraine Trulsen thought she had seen it all, but six weeks ago the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way the world works for the director at Heritage Park Childcare Centre in Mission.
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