BCAPOP is a registered charity with over 75 Program Members and over 550 perinatal professionals and peers, each unique in their own approach, services, and populations served. BCAPOP is widely recognized for its support, advocacy, and leadership to improve outcomes for pregnant, postpartum, and newly parenting people and their infants. BCAPOP achieves this by distributing prenatal vitamins & resources to non-profit perinatal programs in BC, providing training, resources and events for helping professionals & peers, and responding to gaps in services with special projects such as the Healthy Care Pregnancy Pilot Project and the Pregnancy Hub.
Our vision, mission and purpose guide the work that we do
The BC Association of Pregnancy Outreach Programs (BCAPOP) was registered as a non-profit society in 1996, and received charitable status in April 2020. BCAPOP is governed by a constitution and by-laws and by an elected volunteer Board of Directors representing all regions of the province.
To improve the quality of maternal and infant health services by distributing prenatal vitamins, information on relevant research projects and by developing standards and guidelines for non-profit health organizations providing Pregnancy Outreach Programs to the public.
Our vision is for all parents to have equal and barrier-free access to education and support that will inform healthy pregnancy and early parenting and create resilient families.