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Fraser Valley Child Development Centre for 30 years of service in our community!
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“We all begin our parenting journey from unique beginnings, but we tend to all agree that becoming a parent is the most difficult job we have ever had. In Family Services, we know that parents and family are the most important people in a child’s life. Our job is, for a time, to provide support, advocacy and share knowledge with families and caregivers in their journey of raising a child. Our goal is for families to be confident, involved, successful and empowered as parents and caregivers”. ~ Jane Gladman, Family Services Department Head
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The Fraser Valley Child Development Centre has a strong commitment to the ongoing evaluation and improvement of it’s services and supports to children, families and community partners.
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of families indicate that staff are very or extremely helpful in them feeling competent as a parent.
of families indicate that staff always or completely listen and respect their choices.
of families indicate that staff are very or extremely helpful in identifying the things they do that help their child grow/learn
of staff agree or strongly agree that they support the overall direction of FVCDC.
of staff stay with FVCDC for 3 years or more.
1,500 26.2%* # of children under 5 years of age served by FVCDC
of Fraser Valley population is a visible minority
On an annual basis FVCDC reviews it’s performance and develops goals and measurements in the areas of efficiency, effectiveness, accessibility, satisfaction, governance and business performance. A corresponding business plan with actions to achieve the identified goals are developed, implemented and measured over time.
3 FVCDC offices in Fraser Valley
Total population of Fraser Valley
16,000* Children in the Fraser Valley are under 5 years
* Family and Staff 2012 2012 * Family andSurveys, Staff Surveys,
of children are developmentally vulnerable pre-kindergarten
# of employees at FVCDC Children under six living in low income families in the Fraser Valley
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Abbotsford, BC V2S 6A7 Ph: 604-852-2686 Toll Free: 877-852-2686
Chilliwack, BC V2R 3S9 Mission, BC V2V 3X1 Services Department Head Ph: 604-824-8760 ~ Jane Gladman, Ph:Family 604-820-9536
www.fvcdc.org Board of Directors
Brian Siborne - Chair Vernie Greehalgh - Vice Chair Brian Gaudet - Treasurer
Dianne Livesey - Director George Duft - Director Andrea Senft - Director
Leadership Team 2011-2012 Ben Besler - Director Peter Fast - Director Dan O’Reilly - Director
Don Davis - Finance Jane Gladman -Family Services Kirstie Glasgow - Occupational Therapy/Autism Laurie Tattersall - Human Resources
Yvette Jollet - Physical Therapy Faye Auffray - Infant Development Kiran Sidhu - Supported Child Development Lauren Pegg -Speech and Language Pathology