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My Self Serve

Register for My Self Serve to access your income and disability service options conveniently from a mobile phone or computer.

WorkBC Employment Services Centres

Visit a WorkBC Centre for a wide range of services like job-search resources, personal employment planning skills assessment, and more.

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Seniors

Welcome to SeniorsBC! This is a place for all older adults in the province to find resources for planning and living a healthy and active life as they age. Seniors' families and caregivers will find great information here, too.

Employment & Income Assistance

The BC Employment and Assistance program helps you move from income assistance to sustainable employment, and provides income assistance if you are unable to fully participate in the workforce.

Services for People with Disabilities

If you are living with a disability in B.C., there are a vast array of government programs and services available to you, with total funding of more than $5 billion a year. Find the information you need, quickly and easily, about services available for you in B.C.

Child Care

Finding good quality child care for our children is one of the most important decisions a parent can make. Find child care in your community, learn about out financial supports – plus resources and funding for child care operators and early childhood educators!

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Services & Supports for Parents with Young Children

Whether you’re looking for child care in your community, trying to find a neighbourhood parent/tot program, or want more information about developmental milestones, there tons of services and supports available.

Services for Youth

If you’re a young person in crisis, struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues, in government care or making the big leap into adulthood, there are lots of resources available to you. Find out more here.

Foster Parenting

Across B.C., caring foster families provide safe, healthy, supportive and stable homes for children and youth unable to live with their own families.  Find out more about become a foster parent and making a difference in a child’s life.

Social Innovation

Social innovation is about finding new ways to address a social need, with government, business and communities working together to create better social outcomes. As a member of the BC Partners for Social Impact, government supports B.C.’s social innovation sector.

 

Considering Adoption?

Considering Adoption?

Every child deserves a family. If you'd like to make a difference in the life of a waiting child, find out more about adoptions.

Find out more about adoptions

Accessibility 2024

Accessibility 2024

Increasing accessibility and decreasing barriers for people with disabilities.

Learn more about Accessibility 2024

Services for Youth

Services for Youth

If you’re a young person struggling with mental health or substance abuse, there are lots of resources available to you.

Find out more here

Single Parent Employment Initiative

Single Parent Employment Initiative

Helping single parents on assistance transition into in-demand jobs.

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Celebrating B.C. on screen

Lights, camera, action! British Columbia is rolling out the red carpet to celebrate the wide range of screen based entertainment that is created in the Province by proclaiming Monday, July 27, 2015, as “Screen in BC Day”.

Lights, camera, action! British Columbia is rolling out the red carpet to celebrate the wide range of screen based entertainment that is created in the Province by proclaiming Monday, July 27, 2015, as “Screen in BC Day”.

Monday July 27, 2015

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