Ministry of Children and Family Development | National Union of Public and General Employees

Ministry of Children and Family Development

December 11, 2018

The report recognizes the challenges faced by frontline social workers and that "their ability to conduct their duties is only as strong as the resources available to them."

November 17, 2016

These dedicated workers want improved working conditions to help them better advocate for children and families." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

May 24, 2016

“I look forward to working with this new advisory council and the ministry to bring about overdue and meaningful improvements to our child welfare system, both within MCFD and within delegated Aboriginal agencies,” said President Smith. 

February 19, 2016

“New buildings are only as good as the people who work in them." — Val Avery, HSABC President

December 8, 2015

Continued underfunding leads to long-term damage.

November 17, 2014

The B.C. Government and General Employees' Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) report, Choose Children, highlights deficiencies in youth and family services across the province.