Author: Jayne Wilson

BC’s Foster Parent Rate Increase (April 1, 2019)

See the basic details of the increase to foster parent maintenance rates here.

Details of Regular through Level 3 foster parent rates can be viewed here.

2019 April (revised) Resource Worker Policies can be viewed here.

Increase in Payment for all BC Foster Parents

The Provincial Government Budget 2019 announcement included a $179/month per child increase for all BC foster parents.  See the announcement here.

Policy Change: Foster Parents Can Now Sign Permission Slips

Foster parents can now sign permission slips for children and youth in care to attend social and recreational activities at school or outside of school.  This includes waivers and indemnities.  Please see the policy change notes for the guidelines.

Policy Change Regarding Permission Forms

FosterlineBC Foster Family Month Newsletter (Winter 2019)

The newest issue of BCFFPA’s FosterlineBC newsletter is here!  Click on the image below to view the newsletter.  For previous issues of the FosterlineBC newsletter, click here.

BC’s Tuition Waiver Program for Youth

BC’s youth from care can now access the tuition waiver program in over 26 BC universities, colleges and vocational schools.  For more information, check out www.agedout.com or contact your local MCFD office.

https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2017PREM0076-001509

BCFFPA’s President in Today’s Parent Magazine

BCFFPA’s President, Kelowna foster parent, Marcy Perron, was featured in Today’s Parent magazine this month. Have a look!

What it‘s like to foster 115 kids

BC’s New Fostering Policy in Effect

BC’s New Fostering Policy in Effect

The Caregiver Support Service Standards has been revised and is called the Resource Work Policies.  This new document is now in effect (as of March 1, 2017).  Click on the links below to view the new policy and other documents relating to this change.  Contact BCFFPA to let us know if you have any questions or concerns at 1-800-663-9999.

Resource Work Policies Effective March 1, 2017
Policy Change Summary Table of Changes
Q & A Resource Work Policies 2017

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