Supporting Children, Youth, and Families in Greater Vancouver since 1990
Extended Family Members Caring for Children

Extended Family Members Caring for Children

Mutual Aid

Networking Series: A support group with an educational component for foster parents/extended families, social workers and support staff.

Lifebooks Gathering: Foster Parents/extended families come together to create memories for the children/youth in their care.

Lifelong Learning: A support group for Caregivers of children/youth with emphasis on self-care and stress reduction.

Community Kitchens: A great opportunity to spend time with other Caregivers and prepare a meal to take home. These are monthly and available in Vancouver, North Vancouver and Richmond.

Specialized Training / Parenting Series

Ongoing capacity building for Foster/Extended families. Some of the trainings offered are:

  • Emergency First Aid Training
  • Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
  • Trauma Informed Training
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Supporting Children with Loss
  • Circle of Security Training