Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Social Development and Poverty Reduction

Province launches first poverty reduction strategy, TogetherBC

Monday, March 18, 2019 10:45 AM

British Columbia’s first poverty reduction strategy, TogetherBC, outlines programs and initiatives that will help reduce overall poverty in the province by 25%, and cut child poverty in half, over the next five years.


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Caregivers for B.C.’s most vulnerable get first pay increase in a decade

Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:30 PM

Foster parents, adoptive caregivers, extended family members caring for children and Community Living BC (CLBC) home-share providers will each receive a boost in support payments – the first increase in 10 years – to make life more affordable and provide more support to some of B.C.'s most-vulnerable children and adults.


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