Our Members


OUR COALITION MEMBERS

The First Call coalition provides a unified and respected voice for BC’s children and youth.

 

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www.actcommunity.ca

 

 

 

Adoptive Families Association of BC

ADOPTIVE FAMILIES ASSOCIATION OF BC

Since 1977, the Adoptive Families Association of BC has been dedicated to finding families for children. AFABC’s programs raise adoption awareness, raise funds to support adoption, support children and youth who are waiting for families, and help families get ready and stay steady throughout their adoption journey. www.bcadoption.com

 

 

 

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AFFILIATION OF MULTICULTURAL SOCIETIES AND SERVICES AGENCIES OF BC

www.amssa.org

 

 

 

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ALTERNATE SHELTER SOCIETY

www.alternateshelter.com

 

 

 

ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION IN BC

ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION IN BC

The Association for Community Education in British Columbia is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering and promoting community education and community schools in BC. ACEbc focuses on community education, community school development, collaboration and advocacy, organization of workshops and conferences, publishing resource materials and conducting community school research. www.acebc.org

 

Association of Neighbourhood Houses BC

ASSOCIATION OF NEIGHBOURHOOD HOUSES OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

The Association of Neighbourhood Houses of BC operates seven neighbourhood houses and the Sasamat Outdoor Centre in the Lower Mainland. ANHBC provides welcoming neighbourhood gathering places, community-based social services, settlement services, youth camping and outdoor leadership training with a goal of making neighbourhoods better for everyone. www.anhbc.org

 

 

 

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AUTISM SOCIETY OF BC

www.autismbc.ca

 

 

 


Baobab Inclusive Empowerment Society

BAOBAB INCLUSIVE EMPOWERMENT SOCIETY

Baobab Inclusive Empowerment Society (BIES) is a registered charity who strives to empower vulnerable families and individuals with multiple barriers in our community through education, dialogue, innovation, social responsibility and support for humanity. Its services are intended to complement the natural supports provided by family, friends and other community organizations. www.baobabinclusive.ca

 

BC Aboriginal Child Care Society

BC ABORIGINAL CHILD CARE SOCIETY

The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society (BCACCS) is committed to nurturing excellence through community outreach, education and training, research and advocacy to ensure every Aboriginal child in BC has access to spiritually enriching, culturally relevant, high-quality early childhood development and care services. www.acc-society.bc.ca

 

BC Association for Child Development and Intervention

BC ASSOCIATION OF CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND INTERVENTION

BC Association for Child Development and Intervention (BCACDI) is a provincial non-profit organization, founded in 1996, that provides advocacy and opportunities for collaboration to member agencies throughout British Columbia. Member agencies are non-profit, accredited, and provide diagnostic, developmental, intervention and support services for children and youth with special needs and their families. www.bcacdi.org

 

BC Association of Family Resource Programs

BC ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY RESOURCE PROGRAMS

The BC Association of Family Resource Programs is a not-for-profit provincial organization dedicated to promoting and supporting community-based Family Resource Programs (FRPs). FRPs are parent/child (aged 0-6) community hubs where families access support, opportunities for engagement, and community resources. www.frpbc.ca

 

 

 

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BC ASSOCIATION OF PREGNANCY OUTREACH PROGRAMS

www.bcapop.ca

 

 

 

BC Association of Social Workers

BC ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS

BC Association of Social Workers is a voluntary, not-for-profit membership association that supports and promotes the profession of social work and advocates for social justice. BCASW is one of the provincial/territorial social work associations in partnership with the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW). Through CASW, the BCASW supports the work of the International Federation of Social Workers. www.bcasw.org

 

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BC CONFEDERATION OF PARENT ADVISORY COUNCILS

www.bccpac.bc.ca

 

 

 

BC Council for Families

BC COUNCIL FOR FAMILIES

The BC Council for Families is a provincial non-profit organization that trains family service professionals to facilitate family life education programs that strengthen and grow families, focusing on prevention. The council develops resources for both professionals and families, available in its online shop. www.bccf.ca

 

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BC CRIME PREVENTION ASSOCIATION

www.bccpa.org

 

 

 

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BC FEDERATION OF FOSTER PARENT ASSOCIATIONS

www.bcfosterparents.ca

 

 

 

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BC FEDERATION OF STUDENTS

 The British Columbia Federation of Students is a provincial alliance of 14 university and college students’ unions from every part of BC. They work to provide students with an effective and unified voice to influence access to education. www.wearebcstudents.ca

 

 

 

BC GOVERNMENT & SERVICE EMPLOYEES' UNION

BC GOVERNMENT & SERVICE EMPLOYEES’ UNION

The BC Government and Service Employees’ Union is one of BC’s largest and most diverse unions, representing 67,000 members at 550 employers and BC government ministries. The BCGEU represents and advocates for workers in government, community health, community social services, credit unions, casinos, colleges, highway maintenance and other sectors. www.bcgeu.ca

 

 

BC PLAY THERAPY ASSOCIATION

BC PLAY THERAPY ASSOCIATION

The BC Play Therapy Association is a non-profit organization whose objective is to advance the discipline of play therapy in BC. BCPTA organizes workshops, conferences and supervision groups to further the professional development of play therapists. It provides support to students studying play therapy and advocates for the emotional well-being of children. www.bcplaytherapy.ca

 

 

 

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BC RECREATION & PARKS ASSOCIATION

www.bcrpa.bc.ca

 

 

 

BC RETIRED TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION

BC RETIRED TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION

www.bcrta.ca

 

 

 

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BC SOCIETY OF TRANSITION HOUSES

www.bcsth.ca

 

 

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA TEACHERS' FEDERATION

BC TEACHERS’ FEDERATION

The British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF), established in 1917, is the union of professionals representing 41,000 public school teachers in British Columbia. All public school teachers belong to the BCTF and their local teachers’ association. The BCTF is proud of its history as a social justice union. www.bctf.ca

 

BIG SISTERS OF BC LOWER MAINLAND

BIG SISTERS OF BC LOWER MAINLAND

As a leading child and youth mentoring charity, Big Sisters of BC Lower Mainland facilitates life-changing relationships that inspire and empower girls to reach their potential, both as individuals and citizens. Big Sisters is committed to enhancing the confidence, self-esteem and well-being of girls through supportive relationships with female mentors. www.bigsisters.bc.ca

 

 

 

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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

www.bgccan.com

 

 

 

BREAKFAST FOR LEARNING

BREAKFAST FOR LEARNING

Breakfast for Learning is committed to helping children across Canada realize their full potential in life by ensuring that all children attend school well nourished and ready to learn. As Canada’s first charity focused on child nutrition, Breakfast for Learning has been helping support school-based nutrition programs in every province and territory since 1992. www.breakfastforlearning.ca

 

Cameray Child & Family Services

 CAMERAY CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES

Cameray Child & Family Services is a community-based agency committed to the strengthening of individuals and families through a spectrum of services including counselling, education, outreach and advocacy.
www.cameray.ca

 


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CANADIAN ASSOCIATION FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

www.cayc.ca

 

 

 

CMHA-BC

CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION – BC DIVISION

As the nation-wide leader and champion for mental health, the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) helps people access the community resources they need to build resilience and support recovery from mental illness or addiction. Each year, CMHA BC together with a network of 14 BC branches provides services and supports to over 140,000 British Columbians. www.cmha.bc.ca

 

CANADIAN RED CROSS - RESPECT EDUCATION

CANADIAN RED CROSS – RESPECT EDUCATION

Canadian Red Cross Respect Education offers educational courses, workshops and resources on prevention of violence, bullying and abuse. Red Cross Respect Education has resources for children, youth, adults and organizations that work with children and youth from children aged 5-9, youth aged 12-18 through to adults working with youth. www.redcross.ca

 

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CAPILANO STUDENTS’ UNION

www.csu.bc.ca

 

 

 

Centre for Child Honouring

CENTRE FOR CHILD HONOURING

An integrated philosophy, child honouring allows us to question everything from the way we measure economic progress to our stewardship of the Earth; from our physical treatment of children to the corporate impact on their minds and bodies. By honouring the child we honour the Earth, as we work toward a sustainable world. www.childhonouring.org

 

CIJA

THE CENTRE FOR ISRAEL AND JEWISH AFFAIRS – PACIFIC REGION

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of Jewish life in Canada by advancing the public policy interests of Canada’s organized Jewish community. CIJA combats antisemitism and discrimination and advocates for fundamental rights, social justice as well as support for the people of Israel. www.cija.ca

 

CEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATION OF BC

CEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATION OF BC

The Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia (CPABC) is an charitable organization that aims to create life without limits for people with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. CPABC offers programs and support services such as adapted recreation, education bursaries and campership subsidies for persons with disabilities. www.bccerebralpalsy.com

 

CHECK YOUR HEAD: THE GLOBAL YOUTH EDUCATION NETWORK

CHECK YOUR HEAD: THE GLOBAL YOUTH EDUCATION NETWORK

Check Your Head (CYH) is a youth-driven not-for-profit organization founded in 1999 that encourages young people to understand and take action for social, economic and environmental justice. CYH provides education, resources, training and support for youth to live as engaged, independent and active citizens within our local and global communities. www.checkyourhead.org

 

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CHILD AND YOUTH CARE ASSOCIATION OF BC

www.cycabc.com

 

 

 

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COALITION OF CHILD CARE ADVOCATES OF BC

www.cccabc.bc.ca

 

 

 

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COLUMBIA/KOOTENAY ADVOCACY AND EDUCATION RESOURCE SOCIETY

www.povnet.org

 

 

 

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COMMUNITIES THAT CARE – SQUAMISH

www.ctcseatosky.com

 

 

 

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COMMUNITY ACTION TOWARD CHILDREN’S HEALTH

Community Action Toward Children’s Health (CATCH) is a coalition of individuals and organizations who endeavour to make the Central Okanagan the best possible place to raise young children. Their mission is to work together for the healthy development of children in their early years (conception to school entry) in the Central Okanagan. www.catchcoalition.ca

 

COUNCIL OF PARENT PARTICIPATION PRESCHOOLS IN BC

COUNCIL OF PARENT PARTICIPATION PRESCHOOLS IN BC

The Council of Parent Participation Preschools in BC is a non-profit society that supports 27 parent participation cooperative preschools to provide a high standard of learning-through-play preschool education. CPPPBC provides member preschools throughout BC and their volunteers with training workshops; parent education speakers; operations, marketing and fundraising support; and discounted group insurance. www.cpppreschools.bc.ca

 

 


DEAF CHILDREN'S SOCIETY OF BC

DEAF CHILDREN’S SOCIETY OF BC

The Deaf Children’s Society of BC is a non-profit early intervention agency providing families who have deaf or hard of hearing children (birth to age 5) with speech-language services, sign Language instruction, parent-infant programs and an American sign language (ASL) preschool. www.deafchildren.bc.ca

 

 

 

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION

DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION

The Developmental Disabilities Association is a community living agency that provides over 50 community-based programs and services to children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families in Vancouver and Richmond. DDA creates extended networks of support, invest in individual needs and strive for an inclusive and safe community. www.develop.bc.ca

 

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DIRECTORATE OF AGENCIES FOR SCHOOL HEALTH (DASH) BC

www.dashbc.ca

 

 

 

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DR. C.J. PATRICELLI, INC.

 

 

 

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS OF BC

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS OF BC

The Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia (ECEBC) has been advancing early childhood education and care since 1969. ECEBC is the collective voice to advance professional and personal commitment to the value of early care and learning by empowering the sector through education, collaboration and leadership. www.ecebc.ca

 

EAST KOOTENAY CHILDHOOD COALITION

EAST KOOTENAY CHILDHOOD COALITION

The East Kootenay Early Years Coalition consists of community members, service providers, local early years tables and early years programs. Members of the Coalition are committed to ensuring that resources and relationships exist within our communities that make it possible for children and their families to reach their fullest potential. www.ekkids.ca

 

ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY OF GREATER VANCOUVER

ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY OF GREATER VANCOUVER

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Greater Vancouver (EFry) provides programs and services to address the risk factors, such as poverty/homelessness, mental illness and addiction, that lead to conflict with the law. EFry operates JustKids, Canada’s first initiative aimed at helping children with a parent in prison break the legacy of crime. elizabethfry.com; just-kids.ca 


FAMILY SERVICES OF GREATER VANCOUVER

FAMILY SERVICES OF GREATER VANCOUVER

Family Services of Greater Vancouver is a social service agency that works to inspire and support those in our community who need help to reach their full potential, so that children are nurtured, youth find optimism, adults feel empowered, and parents make choices that build strong families.www.fsgv.ca

 

FEDERATION OF BC YOUTH IN CARE NETWORKS

FEDERATION OF BC YOUTH IN CARE NETWORKS

The Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks is a youth-driven, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of youth in and from care in BC between ages 14 and 24. FBCYICN welcomes all young people who’ve experienced care in BC to engage in its work and programs – as participants, volunteers and in leadership positions. www.fbcyicn.ca

 

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THE FEDERATION OF COMMUNITY SOCIAL SERVICES OF BC

The Federation of Community Social Services of BC represents a fast-growing membership of over 140 agencies who provide support to individuals and communities in BC. Since 1982, FCSSBC has been strengthening and supporting its members and BC’s community-service sector by networking, exchanging information, building skills and bringing a balanced perspective to discussions with provincial and national decision makers. www.fcssbc.ca


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HEALTH OFFICERS COUNCIL OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

The Health Officers Council of British Columbia (HOC) represents public health physicians in BC and individuals working in public health. HOC advises and assists in the development and advocacy of public policies, programs and services directed towards improving and protecting the health of the population and reducing health inequities. www.healthofficerscouncil.net

 

 

 

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HELPING SPIRIT LODGE SOCIETY

www.hsls.ca

 

 

 

HEU

HOSPITAL EMPLOYEES’ UNION

The Hospital Employees’ Union is the oldest health care union in British Columbia – representing 46,000 members working for public, non-profit and private employers. As the BC health-care services division of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), HEU is part of the biggest union in Canada. www.heu.org

 

 

 


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IMMIGRANT SERVICES SOCIETY OF BC

www.issbc.org

 

 

 

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INCLUSION BC

www.inclusionbc.org

 

 

 

INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES SOCIETY

INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES SOCIETY

The Indigenous Perspectives Society (IPS) is a not-for-profit organization that strengthens the voice of indigenous communities through education and professional development. IPS training programs help foster a deeper understanding of indigenous perspectives and cultural differences, and help build successful partnerships and relationships with indigenous communities, stakeholders and government partners. www.ipsociety.ca

 


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JUSTICE INSTITUTE OF BC

www.jibc.ca

 

 

 


KAMLOOPS AND DISTRICT ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY

KAMLOOPS AND DISTRICT ELIZABETH FRY SOCIETY

The Kamloops and District Elizabeth Fry Society, established in 1974 and a member of the Canadian Association of Elizabeth Fry Societies, is a non-profit, volunteer-based agency providing services to people who are or could be in conflict with the law, with an emphasis on women and youth. The society provides education, advocacy, capacity building and affordable housing. www.kamloopsefry.com

KELOWNA CHILD CARE SOCIETY

KELOWNA CHILD CARE SOCIETY

TThe Kelowna Child Care Society is a non-profit society that has been providing services in the Central Okanagan since 1977. Initially focused on child care, and although this is still a key service, the Society now provides early years and many other services to the community. www.kelownachildcare.com


LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF BC - VANCOUVER

LEARNING DISABILITIES ASSOCIATION OF BC – VANCOUVER

An estimated one in 10 British Columbians has a learning disability. The Learning Disabilities Association of British Columbia is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the well-being of people with learning disabilities. LDABC provides information, resources and programs, and advocates for policies to strengthen the rights and opportunities for people with learning disabilities. www.ldav.ca


MCCREARY CENTRE SOCIETY

MCCREARY CENTRE SOCIETY

McCreary Centre Society is a non-governmental not-for-profit committed to improving the health of BC youth. Founded in 1977, McCreary carries out and promotes a wide range of research, evaluation, and youth engagement projects to identify and address the health needs of young people in the province. www.mcs.bc.ca

 

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MÉTIS COMMISSION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES OF BC

www.metiscommission.com

 

 

 

MOM TO MOM CHILD POVERTY INITIATIVE

MOM TO MOM CHILD POVERTY INITIATIVE

Mom2Mom Child Poverty Initiative Society (M2M) provides compassionate, woman-to-woman mentorship and financial and practical support to families in Vancouver’s inner city with the goal of increasing social inclusion and thereby improving outcomes for children who are disadvantaged by poverty. www.m2mcharity.ca

 

MOSAIC

MOSAIC

MOSAIC is a non-profit organization and one of the largest settlement and employment service agencies in British Columbia assisting newcomers to fully participate in Canadian society. MOSAIC runs over 40 programs and 30 client sites across Metro Vancouver, including the WorkBC Centre for Vancouver Northeast and MOSAIC Translations and Interpretations Services. www.mosaicbc.org

 


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN OF CANADA- VANCOUVER SECTION

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN OF CANADA- VANCOUVER SECTION

National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, Vancouver Section started in 1924 to fill unmet needs in the Jewish and general communities. It has been a catalyst for change and an innovator of projects. Volunteers have initiated and implemented programs to respond to human needs, especially for women and children. www.ncjwvancouver.org

 


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PACIFIC ASSOCIATION OF FIRST NATIONS WOMEN

www.pafnw.ca

 

 

 

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PACIFIC COMMUNITY RESOURCES SOCIETY

Pacific Community Resources Society is an award-winning, accredited non-profit community agency providing a range of services, including youth and family services, alternate education, employment services, housing, and addiction counselling and prevention services for youth, adults and families from a variety of backgrounds and orientations. www.pcrs.ca

 

PIRS

PACIFIC IMMIGRANT RESOURCES SOCIETY

Pacific Immigrant Resources Society (PIRS) ensures immigrant and refugee women and their families participate fully in Canadian community life. Addressing language, child care and financial barriers, PIRS programs develop women’s confidence to engage in Canadian social life. www.pirs.bc.ca

 

PARENT SUPPORT SERVICES SOCIETY OF BC

PARENT SUPPORT SERVICES SOCIETY OF BC

Parent Support Services Society of BC, a non-profit, volunteer-based society and registered charity founded in 1974, is dedicated to protecting the safety and well-being of children and promoting healthy families through peer-based supports, education, advocacy and research. PSS offers support circles, education workshops and a support line for grandparents raising grandchildren. www.parentsupportbc.ca

 

PEERNETBC

PEERNETBC

PeerNetBC’s passion is to help people make connections. Strong connections with others make people and communities healthier. PeerNet provides training, information and resources for strengthening peer support groups and peer-led initiatives throughout British Columbia. It works with diverse groups and communities including First Nations, rural, urban, multicultural, youth and online. www.peernetbc.com

 

PENTICTON & DISTRICT COMMUNITY RESOURCES SOCIETY

PENTICTON & DISTRICT COMMUNITY RESOURCES SOCIETY

Penticton & District Community Resources Society is a multi-service non-profit organization that offers services and resources to individuals, families and communities throughout the South Okanagan/Similkameen in the areas of child care and support; child, youth and family supports, community living services and community supports such as handyDART and harm reduction. www.pdcrs.com

 

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PHOENIX HUMAN SERVICES ASSOCIATION

www.phoenixhumanservices.org

 

 

 

PLEA COMMUNITY SERVICES SOCIETY OF BC

PLEA COMMUNITY SERVICES SOCIETY OF BC

PLEA Community Services is an accredited, not-for-profit, charitable community services agency that has operated throughout British Columbia for more than 30 years. Through unique services tailored to individual strengths and needs, PLEA helps children, youth, adults and families who face significant challenges lead fulfilling lives in their communities. www.plea.ca

 

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PROGRESSIVE INTERCULTURAL COMMUNITY SERVICES SOCIETY

www.pics.bc.ca

 

 

 

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PROVINCIAL ASSOCIATION FOR RESIDENTIAL AND COMMUNITY AGENCIES

www.parca.org

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF BC

PUBLIC HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF BC

Public Health Association of BC (PHABC) is a voluntary, non-profit, non-government organization that works towards its mission to preserve and promote the public’s health through its activities in disease and injury prevention, health promotion, health protection, and advocacy for healthy public policy. www.phabc.org

 


SINGLE MOTHERS’ ALLIANCE OF BC

The Single Mothers’ Alliance BC is a grassroots, non-profit, community-building, leadership and advocacy organization created and organized by single mothers for single mothers in BC. The SMA aims to build capacity among single mothers and women to work together towards progressive social change, for ourselves and for our children. www.singlemothersbc.org

 

 

 

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S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

www.successbc.ca

 

 

 

SOCIAL PLANNING AND RESEARCH COUNCIL (SPARC) OF BC

SOCIAL PLANNING AND RESEARCH COUNCIL (SPARC) OF BC

The Social Planning and Research Council of British Columbia works with communities in building a just and healthy society for all.
www.sparc.bc.ca

 

 

 

SOCIETY FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH OF BC

SOCIETY FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH OF BC

The Society for Children and Youth of BC is a provincial advocacy organization dedicated to improving the well-being of children and youth. Using the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child as a foundation, SCY provides supports to adult duty to uphold children’s rights through advocacy, education and community engagement. www.scyofbc.org

 

SUMMIT NEGOTIATIONS SOCIETY

SUMMIT NEGOTIATIONS SOCIETY

Summit Negotiations Society’s purpose is to do good for the most needy with the Smartsettle eNegotiation process support system, moving people amidst conflict to cooperation, simplifying negotiations and maximizing party satisfaction. www.summitnegotiations.org

 

 

 

SUNSHINE COAST COMMUNITY SERVICES SOCIETY

SUNSHINE COAST COMMUNITY SERVICES SOCIETY

Sunshine Coast Community Services Society (SCCSS) is the leading umbrella organization on the Coast offering residents from Earls Cove to Port Mellon a wide range of programs and services. Founded in 1974, it has longstanding experience in helping identify community issues and needs, and in providing professional, innovative and effective solutions. www.sccss.ca

 


TAKE A HIKE YOUTH AT RISK FOUNDATION

Take a Hike Youth at Risk Foundation is a full-time alternative education program that engages at-risk youth through a combination of adventure-based learning, academics, therapy and community involvement. Take a Hike empowers at-risk youth with the tools to forge their own path and achieve success in school and in their lives. www.takeahikefoundation.org

 


UNITED WAY OF THE LOWER MAINLAND

UNITED WAY OF THE LOWER MAINLAND

United Way of the Lower Mainland is a charity established in 1932 to support families, children and seniors in need. UWLM is a leader in its field developing partnerships, tracking progress and bringing the right people together to initiate change. It funds 150 agencies that deliver over 450 programs and services. www.uwlm.ca

 

UWCV

UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S CLUB OF VANCOUVER

The University Women’s Club of Vancouver promotes education and opportunities for women through the pursuit of intellectual, cultural and social interests. UWCV welcomes women at all stages in their lives who support our commitment to education, action and fellowship at its Hycroft clubhouse. www.uwcvancouver.ca

 


VANCITY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

VANCITY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

As a community foundation connected to Vancity, Vancity Community Foundation works to support local organizations that directly create impact. In much the same way that Vancity supports the philosophy of Good MoneyTM through local savings and investments, the foundation focuses on working with donors and community partners to invest charitable donations. www.vancitycommunityfoundation.ca

 

Vancouver Coastal Health

VANCOUVER COASTAL HEALTH AUTHORITY – POPULATION HEALTH

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is a regional health authority that administers 13 hospitals, three diagnostic and treatment centres, 15 community health centres and over 500 other facilities that provide services including home and primary care, mental health and addictions services, and population and public health. VCH serves residents in the Vancouver, Richmond, North Shore and Coast-Garibaldi areas. www.vch.ca

 

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VICTORIA CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION AND COUNSELLING CENTRE (MARY MANNING CENTRE)

www.marymanningcentre.com

 

 

 


WestCoastLeaf

WEST COAST LEGAL EDUCATION AND ACTION FUND

 West Coast LEAF’s mission is to achieve equality by changing historic patterns of systemic discrimination against women through BC-based equality rights litigation, law reform and public legal education. www.westcoastleaf.org

 

 

 

 

WestcoastChildCare

WESTCOAST CHILD CARE RESOURCE CENTRE

Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre provides information, referrals, training and resources for child care providers, families, individuals and organizations who are seeking the best care and early learning for children. Services include Vancouver Child Care Resource & Referral including child care subsidy support, the early learning library and professional development. www.wstcoast.org

 

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WESTCOAST FAMILY CENTRES

Westcoast Family Centres offers intensive parenting programs to high-risk families throughout the Lower Mainland of BC. WFC provides family preservation and reunification services, clinical counselling, play therapy, supervised visitation, and community-based programs to families who may be dealing with mental health issues, addictions, poverty, newcomer status, abuse, trauma or divorce. www.westcoastfamily.org

 

WESTERN SOCIETY FOR CHILDREN

WESTERN SOCIETY FOR CHILDREN

Western Society for Children is a charity dedicated to improving the social, emotional and financial well-being of children with disabilities and their families. Working in collaboration with parents, teachers and caregivers; WSFC employs a social model of disability that prioritizes community engagement, childhood development and resilient families in its programs and resources. www.wsfc.ca

 

WOMEN AGAINST VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

WOMEN AGAINST VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre works to end all forms of violence against women. WAVAW challenges and changes thinking, actions and systems that contribute to violence against women. WAVAW provides women who have experienced sexualized violence with support and healing, and engage with youth to develop leadership for prevention of future violence. www.wavaw.ca

 


YWCA METRO VANCOUVER

YWCA METRO VANCOUVER

YWCA Metro Vancouver is a registered charity providing a range of integrated services for women and their families, and those seeking to improve the quality of their lives. From early learning and child care to housing, health and fitness, employment services and leadership, YWCA Metro Vancouver touches lives in our communities. www.ywcavan.org

 

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