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Adoption Information on adoption
Adult Basic Education Overview and links to adult basic education courses
BC Athlete Assistance Program The Provincial Sport Organization's BC Athlete Assistance Program focuses on support to those athletes who are in the position to compete for Team BC at the Canada Games and are just below those receiving Sport Canada Athlete Assistance Program funding (S1/S2 carding levels).
BC Libraries Information and links provided by public libraries throughout British Columbia
Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates Information to help you register and order certificates for vital events, such as a birth, death or marriage online, in person and by mail.
Canada Education Savings Grant Federal Government The Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) provides grants to Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) contributors until the beneficiaries reach the age of 17. 
Canada Learning Bond Federal Government The Canada Learning Bond (CLB) program contributes a $500 bond to Registered Education Savings Plans opened by families receiving the National Child Benefit Supplement under the Canada Revenue Agency's Canada Child Tax Benefit program.
Children's Fitness Tax Credit Federal Government The children's fitness tax credit lets parents claim up to $500 per year for eligible fitness expenses paid for each child who is under 16 years of age at the beginning of the year in which the expenses are paid.
Child Abuse Prevention Preventing child abuse in your community
Child Care Subsidy Program The Child Care Subsidy is a monthly payment that helps British Columbia families meet the costs of child care. The website provides information on eligibility and the application process. 
Child and Family Benefits Online Calculator Federal Government Use the calculator to determine the amount of Canada Child Tax Benefit (CCTB), Goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST) credit and any benefit or credit from related provincial or territorial programs, delivered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), to which you may be entitled.
Education Programs and Services for Parents Links to Parent Programs and Services


Employment Insurance Family Supplement Federal Government The Family Supplement is a feature of Employment Insurance (EI) that provides additional benefits to low-income families with children.
Family Bonus Federal Government Information on non-taxable monthly payments to help low and modest income families with the cost of raising children under age 18. 
Find a Physician The Physician Directory provides information about individual physicians, including contact information and qualifications, and whether or not they are accepting new patients (family physicians only).  
GED Transcript Order your General Education Development (GED) transcripts and certificates.
Guide to Government of Canada Services for Families and their Children Federal Government Information on federal programs and services available for families and their children.


Health Canada Federal Government Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health. 
Independent Schools Independent schools offer parents alternatives to a public school education. 
Kidsport Kidsport is a community-based sport funding program that provides grants for children aged 6 – 18 to participate in a sport season of their choice
Passport Canada Federal Government Information on obtaining your passport
Social Insurance Number (SIN) Federal Government Information on obtaining a Social Insurance Number
Sport BC Sport BC provides a wide range of services aimed at benefiting amateur sport participants.
Sport Canada Funding Programs Overview Federal Government Sport Canada works to advance sport within the context of Government of Canada priorities. Moreover, the Department of Canadian Heritage is striving to establish Canada as a leading sport nation at home and abroad, where all Canadians and their communities enjoy, value and celebrate the benefits of active participation and excellence in sport. 
StudentAid BC  StudentAid BC helps eligible students with the cost of their post-secondary education through loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships and special programs
Universal Child Care Benefit Federal Government The Universal Child Care Benefit is designed to help Canadian families, as they try to balance work and family life, by supporting their child care choices through direct financial support. The UCCB is for children under the age of 6 years.

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