Component 3 - Community Social Services

BCGEU is the largest community social service union in BC, representing over 8000 workers in the sector.

BCGEU community-based social service workers provide supports, services, and resources to vulnerable families and individuals across the province. They include community living workers supporting youths and adults with developmental disabilities, youth-at-risk, women services, child care, community justice services, First Nations family services, and employment services, among others.

Click here to view the Community Social Services Matter! campaign.


Bargaining Updates

Dec 14, 2016

Ballots were counted for the ratification vote and the majority of members voted in favour to ratify the tentative agreement.

Thank you to everyone for your continued support.

Dec 2, 2016

To:     All BCGEU Members of the Salvation Army Centre of Hope
Re:     Tentative Agreement Reached


Nov 23, 2016

The union bargaining committee met with the WCASS bargaining committee on November 3 and 15 where we exchanged and discussed bargaining proposals.


Component News

Apr 28, 2017

The Canadian Mental Health association recognizes Mental Health Week from May 1 – 7, 2017.

Apr 24, 2017
Apr 20, 2017

COMPONENT:   Community Social Services
LOCAL:              03 Steward Networking Meeting
DATE:                Monday, May 15, 2017


Media Coverage

Apr 24, 2017

A rally was held over the weekend at the constituency office of the minister of Children and Family Development in Vancouver.


Jan 13, 2017

Congratulations to SafeCare BC on their successful campaign to raise public awareness of the impact of snow and icy conditions on homecare providers.


Pension News

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