Children, Youth, & Families

MVAEC EARLY LEARNING & CHILD CARE (ELCC) PROJECT:

  • IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY OF VANCOUVER AND MCFD

  • MVAEC WILL LEAD A COORDINATED RESPONSE TO THE EARLY LEARNEING AND CHILD CARE (ELCC) PROJECT WHICH WILL INFLUENCE AND SUPPORT THE INDIGENOUS POPOULATION WITHIN VANCOUVER

DELIVERABLES & linkages:

  • Design & establish an indigenous early learning child care initiative

  • Build capacity to support greater recruitment and retention of indigenous elcc staff

  • Identify needs for municipal and provincial policy changes that will strengthen indigenous elcc programing

  • Perform an accountability function.

  • Linkages: mcfd local service delivery, friendship centre, mothers centre, access, nec, metis nation of bc, bcaccs, strong start bc, first nations health authority, aboriginal head start association of bc etc.

  • Mvaec will ensure we honour undrip, trc & royal commissions call to quality of life of indigenous peoples