Indigenous Perspectives Society: Centre of Excellence in Community Education (IPS) recognizes the importance of building strong and effective partnerships to meet our organizational goals. We aspire to work in a mutually beneficial relationships with our partners, towards shared objectives that align with our values, principles and charitable non-profit social enterprise goals.
IPS acknowledges and honors that each partnership is unique and that the gift of working together in partnership is continued learning and growth through our relationships. IPS works with local community partners on Lkwungen territories, throughout B.C. and with National and International partners to provide a comprehensive range of opportunities that enhance our services while engaging our team in work that benefits Indigenous, children, youth, families and communities.
IPS PARTNERSHIP PRINCIPLES
- Collaboration, respect and inclusion
- Appreciation of diverse practices, gender identities and perspectives
- Positive community impacts, benefits, supports and opportunities
- Empowerment of Indigenous children, youth, women and families
IPS STRENGTHS & CAPACITIES
- Expertise in training delivery for public audiences of all backgrounds
- Research, policy and process development for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Government, non-profit and community entities
- Corporate knowledge of Ministry of Child and Family Development (MCFD) and the Delegated Aboriginal Agency network in B.C.
- Host of accredited training and higher education programs
- Established and trusted service provider, experienced in contract management and consulting
We gratefully acknowledge all our partnerships for the ongoing growth and learning opportunities they provide. If you are interested in exploring a partnership with IPS please complete this IPS Partnership Application Form.
The Inclusion Project (TIP) services include (not limited) to:
- Governance and executive coaching
- Intercultural capacity development
- Organizational assessment and audit
- Racial, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (REDI) benchmarks and metrics development
Denisiqi (the people’s children) are the heart of our communities. They are collectively raised with love by healthy Tsilhqot’in and Ulkatchot’en to have a strong sense of identity, belonging and self-worth. Denisiqi Services Society goals:
- Deliver community-based, culturally appropriate child and family programs to the ʔEsdilagh, Xeni Gwet’in, Tsideldel, Yunesit’in, Tl’esqox and Ulkatchot’en
- Deliver services from a prevention support and intervention orientation
- Provide services with a view of keeping families together
- Promote and facilitate healing
- Promote and facilitate the holistic renewal and growth of the Tsilhqot’in and Ulkatchot’en Culture and Tradition and create a safe entry point for healing
Transforms not-for-profit organizations by convening, connecting, and equipping leaders to lift organizational capacity. Every client leaves our programs with resources to excel in their role and grow the impact of their organization. Our core services include:
- workshops and customized training
- organizational assessments
- ED recruitment, performance management, and consulting services (strategic, operational, and capacity planning)
- Our sector development work includes research, advocacy, government relationship-building, and support for not-for-profit networks across the province
VP Strategic Plan and Annual Report can be found here: https://thevantagepoint.ca/about/strategic-plan-annual-report/
*AFABC is currently in the process of rebranding to better reflect its support for many forms of permanency for children and youth, and its commitment to listening, learning, and participating in reconciliation.
For over 40 years, the Adoptive Families Association of British Columbia (AFABC) has been dedicated to the vision of ‘a family for every child.’ AFABC promotes and supports adoption in BC, helping caring adults become adoptive and permanency parents, helping families thrive, and supporting youth in and from government care. AFABC is a registered charity.
CMHA BC is BC’s leading mental health non-profit organization. We promote everyone’s right to their best possible mental health, and support the resilience of people living with mental illness and/or substance use disorder.
We accomplish this through:
- Program Development & Delivery: We help build mental health skills and resilience for individuals through parent support, employment services, youth programs, and wellness programs
- Education & Training: We work with community partners and businesses to develop and deliver training, resources, and events on mental health priorities. We provide scholarships and resources for students.
- Engagement & Outreach: We connect individuals and organizations to resources and information. Our mental health champions raise awareness and funds to support our ongoing work in mental health and substance use
- Policy & Advocacy: We identify and respond to Canada’s most pressing mental health priorities. We create opportunities for knowledge exchange, research, and collaboration with people with lived and living experience, our local branches, community partners, businesses, and government.
- CMHA-BC is committed to advancing the goals of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. CMHA BC is committed to learning from and working with Indigenous partners, through a process of mutual respect and cultural humility, to ensure our programs are culturally safe and meaningful.