BVSPS - What We Do

Current activities of the Bulkley Valley Social Planning Society (BVSPS) include:

  • Develop and maintain the Smithers and area Community Directory, an online database of Bulkley Valley social services and community supports
  • Create and distribute Help Cards, wallet sized cards listing key phone numbers and resources, within the community
  • Support Smithers Bridging Committee in its work to address racism and promote healthy aboriginal/non aboriginal relationships through Safe Harbour, Organizing Against Racism and Hate (OARH) and Festival of Nations activities
  • Provide opportunities for networking,  connecting community organization and service providers
  • Facilitate collaborative processes to identify and address priority social issues
  • Offer financial and grant management services for like-minded community groups


What Can We Do For You?

  • Help connect your group with other organizations, creating opportunities for partnerships
  • Support the goals of your group, through advocating and spreading the word on social issues and identified goals
  • Act as a financial house for groups that do not have society status and may not be able to apply for funding
  • Grant management--ensuring that project administration is managed and funder requirements are addressed

Latest Blog

Smithers Homelessness Count - Demographics~A total of 29 individuals were identified as experiencing homelessness during the count in Smithers on April 17, 2018.

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Our Sponsors

Bulkley Valley Community Foundation

Bulkley Valley Community FoundationMany thanks to the Bulkley Valley Community Foundation for their financial support of the Community Directory. 

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