Quick Facts

  • a not-for-profit charitable body representing the diversity of Canada’s diverse faith traditions
  • incorporated 1998
  • supports the link between public, private, academic and not-for-profit sectors and local faith communities
  • oversees the activities of hundreds of volunteers, province wide
  • supports the work of thousands of Spiritual & Religious Care volunteers
  • provides certification of Spiritual &Religious Care practitioners’ competency to work in a multifaith environment
  • provides spiritual and religious care program assessments of government facilities or by request from private institutions
  • develops and encourages standards, policies and procedures for best practice
  • encourages, reviews and oversees research projects among and between Spiritual & Religious Care providers, faith communities and government
  • provides education opportunities for spiritual and religious care workers
  • provides and develops information resources for Spiritual & Religious¬†Caregivers
  • advises Government on faith requirements, rites, and customs
  • an advocate for individual and collective religious rights
  • an advocate for those who require religious services and spiritual care
  • an advocate for those who provide religious services and spiritual care
  • provides a forum for cooperative activities among Spiritual & Religious¬†Cargivers
  • host to chaplains and faith leaders and to a number of Regional Multifaith Committees and chaplains meetings