Our Involvement

CAREGIVERS

ALTERNATIVE CARE

Foster Care Recruitment

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Foster Parent Support

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Fraser Valley Aboriginal Children and Family Services Society (FVACFSS) provides services in a culturally appropriate and holistic manner with the overriding goal of ensuring the safety and well-being of children. It involves assessing, recruiting, training, supporting, and developing a range of resources to serve children in care.

FVACFSS recognizes the importance of preserving the cultural identity of Aboriginal children and maintaining their ties and attachment to extended family. We are committed to preserving and enhancing culture, individual dignity, integrity, independence and self-respect.

PROGRAMS

Wellness Circles

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Traditional Kitchen

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Four Directions

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Cultural Connections

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Our programs are there to support children and their families in times of need and give them the tools and support they need for success. All programs are created with a cultural view in mind to reinforce and reconnect aboriginal culture.

EVENTS

Cultural Camps

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Family Forum

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Foster Parent Appreciation Month

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We regularly hold events for children, families, and caregivers.
While exciting and fun, our events always hold cultural relevance and are aimed at creating a deeper connection with each child and family’s self and cultural identity.

While this isn’t a complete list of all our events, you can view them on our events calendar:

Events Calendar

RESOURCES

Under B.C. law you have a duty to report your concerns if you have reason to believe a child has been, or is likely to be, abused or neglected. “Reason to believe” means that, based on what you have seen, or information you have, you believe a child could be at risk.
 

EMERGENCY CONTACTS

 

1 (855) 533 - 8826

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1 (866) 291 - 7091

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1 (888) 495 - 4440

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FVACFSS Practice Directives

 

Safe Rooms in Residential Resources

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Clinical Consultation and Support in Complex High Risk Child Protection Cases

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Downloadable Support Resources

 

Child, Family, & Community Service Act

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BC Handbook for Action on Child Abuse

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Standards For Foster Homes

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Foster Family Handbook 5th Edition

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Aboriginal Operational and Practice Standards and Indicators - 2009

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Caregiver Support Service Standards

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Standards for Staffed Children's Residential Services

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