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Each year your FPA purchases a corporate membership alternating between Bruce and Grey Counties.  Membership has been renewed with Bruce County, Southampton but they have generously provided a reciprocal membership  with Grey Roots so admittance is free at both by simply showing your ID badge.



Giant Tiger     

Offers a discount on some purchases for Bruce/Grey  Foster Parents.  Just show your photo ID card and it is automatic.

 Port Elgin - 10% on ALL purchases


     Owen Sound -  10% but varies, some staff give on all purchases, some on clothing for child only.


Value Village (Owen Sound) offers a 20% discount on all purchases with your Photo ID Card.

Shopping Tips - Owen Sound -

Constantly changing stock is Treasure Hunt in the No Frills plaza across from McDonalds.  You never know what you are going to find !!

Tree House Children's Clothing - located in the Pizza Hut plaza at 669 10th st west. Gently used name brand clothing


The UFPCC is pleased to announce that once again this year we are offering members children and grandchildren the opportunity to apply for a bursary towards their continuing education costs.Applicants are only eligible to receive one bursary from the UFPCC in their lifetime.The applicant will be required to submit a copy of their SIN number to receive their cheque, if they are awarded a bursary. The UFPCC is required by law to have T4s issued for bursary funds, and this requires the applicants SIN number.Bursary Requirements:● All Applications are due at the UFPCC office by May 31st 2024. Hard copy or email applications accepted.● The applicant must be the biological or adopted child or grandchild of the UFPCC Member or under legal guardianship and legal custody that were not previous crown wards and not previously awarded a bursary from the UFPCC.● Applications are available online at (Downloads)● Proof of registration to the post-secondary institution is due at the UFPCC office by August 31st, 2024. Proof can take the form of part, or whole payment, or OSAP approval documentation for the upcoming academic year.● Selection of successful applicants for the UFPCC and the James (Jim) Mallon BURSARY, will be done by random draws, and that will take place at UFPCC September Board Meeting.● Bursaries will be distributed in the fall of 2024.

Keep up to date with changes and planned changes in the Child Welfare System. 

Latest Information is available by clicking this link.

June 2024 BGCFS Newsletter

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