SASKATCHEWAN & MANITOBA
3,277 children in care (03/18)
1,297 permanent wards (03/18)
85% are Indigenous children
SK Foster Care Association (SFFA) hosted the 2018 national conference, where we facilitated church volunteer training to local churches.
Forever Families has actively been networking & providing supports to SFFA, churches & non-profits.
Converging Pathways in Moose Jaw partners with Forever Families in providing Indigenous awareness at Belong Summits in Winnipeg. ; We've also participated at their Atamiskākēwak National Gathering 2018 in Moose Jaw.
Are you from Saskatchewan?
We'd love to hear from you. A Regional Director is needed for regional networking, facilitating training, and helping churches in child welfare engagement.
11,000 children in care
60% are permanent wards
90% are Indigenous children
The highest rate of children in care in Canada & highest apprehension rate in North America
Forever Families is actively building relationships & strategy with churches, government, social services, non-profits & community.
A new pilot project in Winnipeg is underway in partnership with CarePortal with hopes to bring these services across Canada.
3rd Annual national Belong Summit is being planned in Winnipeg, November 9-10, 2018.
Stay tuned for an upcoming Family Restoration Centre - Capital Campaign to be launched in November 2018 @ Forever Families national office in Winnipeg.
2011 - a couple had the same dream. God was awakening them to the needs of vulnerable children & families.
2013 - they left their jobs to become a team, researching Canadian child welfare & the Canadian Church
2015 - Forever Families of Canada was launched, becoming a national faith-based charity
2016 - up to 70 volunteers from many denominational backgrounds joined in on the vision & continue to make a difference
2017 - Forever Families outgrows dining room table & coffee shops & moves into 1445 Callsbeck Avenue office
2018 - Help Wanted! An administrator is hired (p/t) & students join forces. More needed to carry the vision. Contact Us.
SK Regional Director
MB Practicum Students
Volunteer Support Staff