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Find a Mentor, Be a Mentor
October 19 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PDT
Peer Support. Community, Resources. There’s an entire community of people out there to connect with and share your experiences with!
~ “It is nice to just sit with people who get it” ~
FSIBC Volunteer Resource Parent Daniel Allen
The family Support Institute of BC (FSIBC) is the only grassroots peer-to-peer disability organization/community for families and guardians of children with disabilities in BC. FSI has been bringing this community together in welcoming and unique ways since 1985 – be mentored by families you can trust. Join a community like no other! A few of the perks to becoming a volunteer.
• Get Informed and Inspired
• Share your resilience with others
• Access FSI’s curated selection of trusted resources created by the lived experience of families for families
• Attend community events • Join and co-host online support groups
• Be trained to facilitate FSIBC workshops
Meet our awesome Resource Parents.
Family Support Institute of BC (FSI) is a provincial not-for-profit society committed to supporting families who have a family member with a disability.
FSI is unique in Canada and the only grass roots family to family organization that has a broad volunteer base.
FSI SUPPORTS AND SERVICES ARE FREE TO ANY FAMILY
You are invited to join FSI CONTINUING CONVERSATIONS, a private Facebook Group intended to continue conversations of support or provide an alternative platform for support. www.facebook.com/groups/fsicontinuingconversations/
All FSI Zoom sessions can be accessed by telephone only if access to computers and/or internet is a barrier. If you need assistance registering for any session, please call our office at 1-800-441-5403.