Board Voice opinion: COVID illuminates critical role of social services in BC

Our executive director Jody Paterson writes of the hard lessons of the pandemic in revealing just how important social services are in BC, even though this vital work too often goes unseen. With the chaos of the pandemic fresh in our minds, there hasn’t been a better time than now to finally elevate this sector to its proper status under a thoughtful provincial strategy and plan for sustainability – and to bang some pots for community social service workers!