We work together, so you can work better.


The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) foster parents, extended family providers, and restricted foster parents within the Vancouver Coastal Region (Richmond, Vancouver & North Shore) and all Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services (VACFSS) caregivers have access to no-cost, confidential, professional support services.

SUPPORT Provided by


Family Services of Greater Vancouver
Hollyburn Family Services

Milieu Children and Family Services
Vancouver Coastal Health – Foundations Program

VACFSS SUPPORT Provided By

Hollyburn Family Services
Milieu Children and Family Services


My support worker helps me a lot to understand how to be a better caregiver. She understands how I feel. I’m happy to have a support worker.
— foster parent since 2010

How We Support

  • Community Kitchens
  • Access to training and materials as requested by caregivers
  • In home support
  • Welcome baskets and visits for new foster parents
  • Caring, friendly phone support when you need it 
  • Networking events with social workers and other professionals
  • Cultural learning opportunities
  • Resource finding