The Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF) is looking for dynamic youth who want to demonstrate leadership and their commitment to their communities by volunteering their time to build a more accessible Canada. The EAF Youth Innovation Component provides an opportunity for youth to have a direct impact in the lives of people with disabilities MORE
The Honourable Janet Austin is launching the Lieutenant Governor (LG) Youth Advisory Council – a guiding body to advise Her Honour on relevant issues impacting young people and identify ways to engage the next generation of British Columbians. Applicants must be between the ages of 17-24 and be a resident of BC. Applications MORE
The BC Council for Families invites applications for program funding for agencies that offer Parent-Child Mother Goose, Nobody’s Perfect Parenting or My Tween and Me programs anywhere in BC. The contracts of up to $1,000 will help agencies deliver programs so that families can receive the support they need to MORE
The Federation of Community Social Services of BC’s Reconciliation Book Club creates an accessible space for staff in member organizations to increase their knowledge of issues related to reconciliation. Federation staff facilitate and make available discussion questions, additional readings and resources, as well as author and publisher information. The next book they’re MORE
BC Aboriginal Child Care Society offers one $1000 scholarship for eligible Basic Early Childhood Education (ECE) students and one $1500 scholarship for eligible Post-Basic ECE students. The Mary Thomas Memorial ECE Scholarship is awarded after you have completed your Basic or Post-Basic ECE certificate or diploma program. Deadline is July 31, 2019.
Parent Support Services Society of BC (PSS) and the University of Northern BC are conducting a survey on kinship care families in BC. Are you a Kinship Caregiver? Are you raising a child or children of a relative because their parents are unable? (This child lives in your home but the parent MORE
The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society recognizes outstanding early childhood educator role models who support First Nations and/or Métis language, culture, and traditions with an annual Child Care Recognition Award. Do you know someone who you would like to nominate for this award? Nominations deadline is September 22, 2019.
The BC Ministry of Education recently reminded families about the $1,200 BC Training and Education Savings Grant that may be used toward full-time and part-time studies in a wide range of programs, including vocational schools, apprenticeships, trades training, college or university. The grant is only available over a three-year window. For children MORE
Early Childhood Educators of British Columbia (ECEBC) is proud to offer two bursary programs for BC ECE (Early Childhood Educator) students and professionals. The ECE Student Bursary Program is open to all ECE students enrolled at an accredited ECE post-secondary institution. Students are eligible to receive up to $4,000 in funding per school MORE
BCEdAccess Society is hosting their 5th parent advocacy education conference, #AdvoCon2019, on October 18-19 2019 in Surrey, BC. The event will gather families and allies of students with disabilities and complex learners to continue our conversations, learn, and strengthen strategies and seek solutions to achieving equitable access to education in MORE
The Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) aims to provide flexible and holistic services to support all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition in the labour market. YESS will provide up to $600M in funding to organizations to deliver a range of activities MORE
Immigrant Services Society of BC is encouraging education for refugee youth and newcomers to Canada with nine bursaries of $1,000 each. Eligible applicants committed to their academic pursuits may apply for more than one bursary. Deadline to apply is June 30, 2019.
Although there have been thousands of published articles in FASD in general, there has been limited research specifically on adolescents and adults with FASD or on individuals across the lifespan. UBC’s Interprofessional Continuing Education is hosting an interactive conference in 2020 that will provide an opportunity to be at the MORE
BC Aboriginal Child Care Society’s annual conference will take place on October 25-27, 2019. They are currently accepting proposals to present. The conference theme for 2019 is Our Languages, Our Teachings, Our Ways. The conference theme celebrates the crucial role Indigenous Languages have as a tool for knowledge sharing, a repository for MORE
Making the Shift is a Youth Homelessness Social Innovation Lab was recently launched with a mandate to contribute to the transformation of how we respond to youth homelessness through research and knowledge mobilization specific to youth homelessness prevention and housing stabilization. It is co-led by the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness MORE