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MCFD’s $600-a-month Rent Supplement 4th Intake Period Opens February 20

The 4th intake period for the MCFD Rent Supplement opens soon! MCFD’s $600-a-month Rent Supplement applications are back! Eligible young adults can apply for the the 4th intake period between February 20, 2024, at 8:00 AM and March 3, 2024, at 11:59 PM. Eligible young adults can access a $600-a-month rent supplement for up to […]

Join Our Team – Youth Programs Coordinator

(Maternity leave coverage from February to October 2024) Do you want to make an impact using your youth program coordination skills? This is an opportunity to work on – one of BC’s most trusted and influential youth resources. Would you like to work with a friendly and diverse team of colleagues who are dedicated […]

New Mental Health Quest is live!

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our latest quest on, dedicated to supporting your mental health! The quest is live now, so get ready to embark on an empowering journey to enhance your mental health and overall well-being! Click here to check it out!  Questions? Email:

MCFD Rent Supplement Program 3rd Intake Period Opens August 14th!

The 3rd intake period for the MCFD Rent Supplement opens soon! MCFD’s $600-a-month Rent Supplement applications are back! Eligible young adults can apply for the third intake between August 14, 2023 at 8:00 AM until August 28, 2023 at 11:59 PM on the SAJE Housing Supports page here. Through this program, eligible young adults can […]

Newly named SAJE supports offer youth in care a stronger path to adulthood

Strengthening Abilities and Journeys of Empowerment (SAJE) program (new name!) Services and supports through SAJE have been available to youth and young adults 19 and older since 2022. The program is continuing to expand and improve. Recent enhancements include: $600 every two years for glasses and contacts, which has expanded to include eye exams; dental coverage […]

Learning for Future Grant and YEAF Transition Plan

• StudentAid BC is bringing in a new Learning for Future Grant for former youth in care that expands on and will replace the Youth Educational Assistance Fund. • The new Learning for Future Grant will be available to eligible Provincial Tuition Waiver recipients effective August 1, 2023. • Applications for the Youth Educational Assistance […]

Youth Transitions Improved Supports

MCFD is pleased to share the recent and upcoming improvements to the Youth Transitions program. Below you will find important information on enhanced supports for young adults transitioning into adulthood. Temporary Housing and Temporary Support Agreements Changes – effective April 3, 2023 MCFD is introducing additional flexibility for housing options: Eligible young adults on a […]

Mentorship program development survey!

We need your input for the development of a youth mentorship program! We want to know what type of mentorship program would be most helpful to you. You will be entered into a draw to win 1 of 3 $50 gift cards! If you’re a youth in or from care and have:  Previously or are currently participating […]

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