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  • Important Update: Communication with MCFD Early Years
    Dear Members, In March, we conducted a survey asking for your insights on what the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) should know about our sector. The response to the survey was exceptional, breaking all of FRP-BC’s previous records. Within just 2.5 hours, we received input from 27 communities/agencies across the province. This overwhelming…
  • FRPs: Orientation, Impacts and Foundations
    In this three-part webinar series, we’ll explore definitions of the family and family systems, the official frameworks of government funders that we operate within, what makes our services unique, mental health, trauma-informed practice and cultural competency, and how to affect social change through storytelling and capacity building. Sarah Kift is an educator, seasoned facilitator, podcaster…
  • Monthly Community of Practice: May Nourish & Thrive
    Community of Practice Update April marked our fourth Nourish and Thrive gathering! A huge thank you to all those who have joined our conversations and contributed to this collaborative network so far!  Some highlights from our April conversation included:  Thursday, May 23rd from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Language Matters: Centering (Food) Justice in…
  • Early Years Myth-Busting with Jan Ference
    April 15th from 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM. Parenting and Early Years Myth-Busting The information found in many google searches is not sensitive to those who might be struggling. Assumptions are being made that everyone has the same resources and tools to parent in the glossy way it is portrayed. We will weed through some…
  • Monthly Community of Practice: Nourish & Thrive
    Upcoming dates will be posted shortly, please check back! Community of Practice Update: Striving to Nourish & Thrive We were deeply excited to host our first Nourish and Thrive gathering last month and want to extend a heartfelt appreciation to those who joined the conversation! The session was filled with open sharing of enthusiasm, thoughts…
  • SoP Completion: Chilliwack Community Services
    Chilliwack Community Services has completed the Standards of Practice and we are happy to share a quote about CCS’s experience! “Completing the Standards of Practice was a great opportunity for us to take a critically reflexive look at the work that we undertake at our Family Place locations. This process has caused us to step…
  • New Membership Benefit: Nourish & Thrive
    Introducing Our Monthly Community of Practice: Nourish & Thrive We are thrilled to announce the launch of a new initiative designed to bring our members closer together in the shared mission of advancing food justice and exploring early years topics. Our monthly Community of Practice aims to cultivate a supportive environment for learning, collaboration, and…
  • Joanne Schroeder: Compassionate Leadership Systems
    Tuesday, March 12th from 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. It is not a secret that many folks are feeling overwhelmed in this sector. FRP-BC is pleased to offer Compassionate Systems Leadership workshop, as a membership benefit for you and your staff. Compassionate Systems Leadership (CSL) is a way of leading that helps individuals and groups…