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Come and view on Nov 7th – Child & Youth Advocacy Centre Documentary by Mastermind Studios

By October 15, 2019November 1st, 2019No Comments


Learn more about the development of Big Bear CYAC

First viewing of Child & Youth Advocacy Centre documentary – by Mastermind Studios


Big Bear Child & Youth Advocacy Centre (Society) incorporated as a Charitable Society and is supported and funded by Department of Justice Canada and the Community Safety and Crime Prevention Branch of the Government of BC to continue with development of a Child & Youth Advocacy Centre. Since then, Big Bear Child & Youth Advocacy Centre has created Phase 1 – which will practise as a smaller CYAC model and will be evaluated as a Pilot Project. Phase 1 is project- ed to begin by the end of 2019. The partners working together in Phase 1 are: Kamloops RCMP, Ministry for Children & Family Development, Secwépemc Child & Family Services, Interior Health, DAA Lii Michif Otipemisiwak Family and Community Services (LMOFCS), Thompson Rivers University (Canada Research Chair in Culture and Communities: Children and the Law), Kamloops Sexual Assault/Community-based Victim Services and Kamloops Police-based Victim Service. Phase 1 funding continues until the Spring of 2022.

Phase 2 of Big Bear Child & Youth Advocacy Centre is to function as a full CYAC model. This means in its own building that can provide space for the whole multi-disciplinary team working together in one location that is easily accessible, less intimating, private/discrete and the security that the children, youth and families who have experienced abuse deserve. The Big Bear CYAC will have to rely on grant proposals and donations to establish Phase 2. 100% of donations will go to Big Bear CYAC.

The first event on November 7th is an invitational event and light dinner. You will hear more about the development of Big Bear and will be the first to view our new Child and Youth Advocacy documentary, created by Mastermind Studios. Donors at this event will be acknowledged as our 1st Donators of the Big Bear Child and Youth Advocacy Centre. In appreciation of your support, and with your permission we would like to demonstrate our first donators at the centre. Your name will be displayed on specially created bear paw plaques to demonstrate your donation within the category of $1000, $5,000 and $10,000 plus.

CONTACT  – if you would like an invitation to this event or if you would like further information