BC Foster Care Education Program

As part of recognizing the invaluable contribution foster caregivers make, a free program is available designed to meet their unique needs and offer focused skills training.

All foster caregivers need to complete the BC Foster Care Education Program within two years of becoming approved. This specialized training is free of charge and takes about 53 hours to complete.

Curriculum includes topics such as:

  • Separation and loss
  • The effect of abuse and neglect
  • The effect of fetal alcohol syndrome
  • Suicide intervention and prevention

Find out about the foster education program in your area: