Foster Parent Support Program

The FAST Program is for all foster parents and out of care providers. We aim to develop a community and support network for those fostering children and youth in care. We also work to educate, recruit and support those potentially interested in becoming foster parents. Please check out the document below to learn about our In-Person Support, Family Fun, Training, Resources, Mentorship, Special Events, Perks & Prizes!

Foster Appreciation, Support & Training Program Package

“Becoming a Foster Caregiver in Powell River” Presentation, June 2023

If you are interested in learning more or becoming a foster caregiver, please contact Foster Parent Support Worker – Delyth Harper at or via text/phone 604-223-7047 and Resource Social Worker- Shelley Chaney at or via text/phone 604-208-3410. Thank you!

Past Events:

Bring the whole family to enjoy amazing crafts and activities at Youth & Family!

Join Family Enhancement Counsellor Delyth Harper and Resource Social Worker Shelley Chaney they present an overview of fostering in Powell River (30 minutes). Current foster parents will also be here to answer questions with first-hand knowledge.

Snacks, prizes, crafts, Orca Bus, Family Centre Library, Travelling Llamas. Meet people in our wonderful fostering community 🙂 Follow the Event on Facebook for updates: Community Information Event


Grandparent Support Group (Relatives Raising Relatives)

Support Group for Grandparents or Relatives Raising Relatives (children aged 0-18 years old)

Schedule Changes: March 9th 10am-11am, March 23 is cancelled. Resume regular schedule from 11-12pm April 13th, 27th etc… For more information about foster parent support please email Delyth

Seeking foster caregivers and foster care respite providers for the qathet/Powell River region!

If you are interested and would like to learn more, please contact Delyth at 604-223-7047 or

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