Foster Parent Recruitment, Retention and Support

The Foster Parent Support program is dedicated to providing support for foster parents.  We are here to listen, help answer questions, and find appropriate community agency supports.  We are committed to providing relevant and meaningful ongoing training opportunities for foster parents and facilitating local peer support networks.  We wish to promote the incredible rewards of being a foster parent and enlist new families into the fostering community.  We serve Foster Parents in Fort St John, Dawson Creek, Tumbler Ridge, Chetwynd, and Fort Nelson areas.

PROGRAM FOCUS

  • Peer Support Groups –  for Foster Parents to network, exchange knowledge and provide mutual support.
  • Region–wide communication – a quarterly newsletter highlighting local foster parent events and trainings and information on how to access additional supports.
  • Protocol Support – support and information for Foster Parents involved in the protocol process.
  • On-going Training – opportunities for Foster Parents to access training to enhance their knowledge and skills.
  • Recruitment – enlisting new Foster Parents into the fostering community.

CONTACT

For information about becoming a Foster Parent or to access support services if you are already a Foster Parent, please contact the Regional Coordinator at 250-785-6021 Ext 235

If the Coordinator is unavailable, leave a message and telephone number and your call will be returned, or email: Foster@communitybridge.ca

This program is funded by the Ministry for Children & Family Development.                               

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

Click the icons below to visit the following websites and browse more information on foster parents in British Columbia and your community

                   Local support and resources at:               

                                                                           

                   To Apply and learn more at:                               

 

                   Visit Fostering Connections to find more stories about BC Foster Families 

                  



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