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Need to find a Support Worker?


Let’s face it… trying to find a good employee is not always easy. Fortunately, the Family Support Institute (FSI) has just launched a website that brings together potential support workers for people or organizations who need them. So if you are a support worker or an employer this is the website to check out!

Looking for more tips? See other tips about finding workers on UNTAPE.

familyWORKS – Invitation to a discussion about Real Work for Real Pay


familyWORKS invites you to join us in our
‘Conversation about Real Work’
November 14th, 2009
6 pm – 9 pm

Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion

2709 Norland Avenue

Topics for discussion:

  • What does ‘Real Work for Real Pay’ mean to families?
  • What have families been doing to support their members to work?
  • What are families’ thoughts, concerns, and words of wisdom?
  • What has familyWORKS been up to?

familyWORKS governance group is: Kevin Lusignan, Lois Godfrey, Nelly Wong, Masa Takei, Karen Bruce, Marvin Bruce and John Tsang

Who to call at Children’s Hospital if you want to talk to another parent who knows the hospital “system”


Call the Partners in Care Parent Line at 604-875-3500, your call will be returned in 24-48 hours. They are available to help navigate the hospital system, direct you where to take complaints and compliments and provide more information about the partners in care committee.