Is your First Nations Patient having Difficulty Accessing Needed Supports and Services?
Jordan’s Principle is a federal program to ensure all First Nations children can access the products, services, and supports they need, when they need them. It can help with a wide range of health, social, and educational needs. This program applies to supports and services for First Nations youth age 19 or younger.
Social Relationships and Friends
the BC Pediatric society has materials that help prepare parents for successful conversations with their child’s teachers regarding developing friendships.
The BC Pediatric Society provides information about childhood obesity and helpful resources for parents and pediatricians.
Disability Tax Credits
The BC Pediatric receives complaints about the disability tax credit. We have provided guidelines though the CPS for filling out the form.
School Based Wellness Clinics
The BC Pediatric Society is actively engaging with the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Mental Health and Addiction, the Ministry of Child and Family Development, and the Ministry of Health to encourage establishment of school based wellness clinics throughout the Province.