Conference Registration Now Open!
Early Bird Prices now available for FRP-BC Members Only!
"Mothers as a Catalyst of Change: Inspiration from Around the World"
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Cost for FRP-BC Members (Early Bird Rate): $100 plus service charge
Regular Rate (After September 30) is $125 plus service charge
BC Association of Family Resource Programs and HIPPY Canada
Deadline to submit: August 31st, 2015
Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org
2015 National Conference
November 25-27, 2015
Simon Fraser University - Harbour Centre, Vancouver
Mothers as a Catalyst of Change: Inspiration from Around the World
Application for Funding - BC Early Years Centres
This uptake is now in effect. Deadline for applications to be received at the Early Years Office is October 28, 2015.
"Mothers as a Catalyst of Change"
Provincial Family Resource Programs of BC Conference in collaboration with Hippy Canada
November 25 - 27, 2015
The BC Association of Family Resource Programs' Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday, November 27th
Key Note Speaker: Sally Armstrong "Ascent of Women"
Listen to Sally speak
Contact our office for workshop requests/suggestions
Let us know if you plan on attending - we are planning on an affordable registration fee so watch for more information to come
As of Monday, February 23rd, 2014, the office of the BC Association of Family Resource Programs (FRP-BC) will be moving from Vancouver (South Granville) to Surrey (Newton).
Our physical address and mailing address are not the same.
We also have a new phone and fax number.
Unit #104 - 13771, 72nd A Avenue
Surrey, BC V3W 9C6
Unit #145 - 6832 King George Blvd.
Surrey, BC V3W 4Z9
A priority for this intake will be the creation of spaces co-located with other family-support programs in community-based settings, including BC Early Years Centres, recreation centres and family resource programs. Applicants will be required to provide a description of the partnership and proposed benefits to local families and community.
Application Deadline: March 20, 2015
Maximum Application Amount: $500,000
CLICK HERE to go to News Page
Below are links to the presentations by our panel at the FRP-BC 2014 Annual General Meeting
At the Early Years Conference 2014 the provincial government officially announced the launch of the provincial Office for the Early Years. At this conference the government had a feedback form and FRP-BC has provided Feedback on the draft criteria for the Early Years Centres.
Officially announced last week at the Early Years Conference. The information table presented by the provincial government included a feedback form that is due this Friday (February 7th).
FRP-BC will be submitting our feedback.
BC Families Agenda
Building a Sustainable Quality Early Years Strategy to Support BC Families
Early Years Strategy
The Families First Agenda
Through a UWLM Public Policy Grant, the BC Association of Family Resource Programs will provide leadership and support to manage a three-year ECD policy development initiative. We are committed to working with others to advance a provincial framework of Child Care, Early Learning and Family Support.
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Education <click here>
Presentation delivered at the September 19 First Call Roundtable Meeting <Click Here>
Common Sense Changes Encourage Work, Protect Vulnerable Families - BC Government Newsroom
Download MCFD's Operational & Strategic Directional Plan
FRP-BC submts letter to Deputy Minister Stephen Brown in response to the MCFD Service Plan.
Developed in partnership between MCFD and FRP-BC. The purpose of this review is to provide an overview of early years program service delivery in BC and examine the integration of early years programs and services in other jurisdictions. The report examines the following research question: Based on experiences described in other jurisdictions, what are the key enabling elements for promoting and maintaining successful integration of early years programs and services?