Child & Family

Support to Family Care Network (STFC)

The Support to Family Care Network provides education, training and support to foster parents in the Thompson, Cariboo, Revelstoke, Golden, East and West Kootenay areas.

Program Information

The Support to Family Care Network

  • Provides mandatory training for foster parents including the Pre Service Orientation for new foster parents and the provincial education program
  • Establishes foster parent community groups in each area for peer support and mentoring opportunities
  • Helps to strengthen retention of foster parents by offering relevant training to the communities served such as Safe Babies, Non-Violent Crisis Prevention and Intervention, and Grief and Loss
  • Provides support during a protocol investigation or resolution of issues
  • Where possible, helps to create locals for the Federation of BC Youth In Care Networks for youth in or from government care

The staff at the Support to Family Care Network work with the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD), Delegated Aboriginal Agencies and First Nations bands.

Who Is Eligible?

  • All foster parents who care for foster children and youth, including special needs children are eligible.
  • People who foster for MCFD, Delegated Aboriginal Agencies or First Nations bands within our service area are elgible.
2019 Program Impact Statement

2019 Program Impact Statement

Click on the picture above to read the Support to Family Care Network 2019 Program Impact Statement

Please do not use the contact form above to share any sensitive or private information as this form is not encrypted.

Contact Information


ICS Main Office:
765 Tranquille Road
Kamloops, BC
V2B 3J3

The Support to Family Care Network office is located next to the Kamloops Youth Shelter and there are staff in the Cariboo, East and West Kootenay areas.

Connect with us on:

Also connect with us on the STFC Teen Homes Kamloops Facebook page.