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 relationship 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.

Partners

Nota Bene consulting group are a multi-disciplinary team that has been working together for 20+ years. Specializing in:

  • Policy & Practice Research
  • Program Evaluation
  • Community Engagement

To learn more about Nota Bene please visit: http://www.notabeneconsulting.ca/

The Inclusion Project (TIP) services include (not limited) to:

  • Consultancy
  • Governance and executive coaching
  • Intercultural capacity development
  • Organizational assessment and audit
  • Racial, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (REDI) benchmarks and metrics development

To learn more about TIP please visit: https://www.theinclusionproject.com/

Denisiqi Services Society

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

To learn more about Denisiqi Services Society please visit: https://denisiqi.org/

Vantage Point

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

To learn more about Vantage Point please visit: www.thevantagepoint.ca

VP Strategic Plan and Annual Report can be found here: https://thevantagepoint.ca/about/strategic-plan-annual-report/

Adoptive Families Association of B.C.

*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.

AFABC is currently in an exciting time of organizational transformation. To learn more about AFABC please visit: Adoptive Families Association of BC | (bcadoption.com)