The BC Funeral Association is dedicated to serving our valued members, with our passion for excellence, innovation, and advocacy. Our membership includes a diverse group of bereavement businesses and professionals, including funeral homes, cemeteries, crematoriums, suppliers, funeral directors, and celebrants. We welcome feedback from all our members and aim to provide opportunities for networking, collaboration, and professional development.
Discover how a BC Funeral Association membership can assist you or your business, by connecting with other like-minded, aligned professionals and organizations. Members also benefit from the enhanced representation of the interests of funeral service professionals with the government on all matters relating to the establishment and enforcement of legislation.
Network with funeral service providers across the province to share resources and insights related to the profession. The BC Funeral Association hosts an annual conference to foster connections between representatives from all aspects of the funeral profession in BC. Our members include independent funeral directors as well as representatives from funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematoriums throughout BC.
Our organization is committed to representing the interests of funeral and bereavement professionals and associated businesses throughout BC. We engage in initiatives to increase public awareness regarding bereavement processes and resources by providing public access to information, such as preplanning and grief support. Our board continues to advocate for all our association members, communicating our collective thoughts on key issues impacting our profession to government and regulatory authorities.
Our members benefit from exclusive discounts and professional development opportunities. We offer educational events, workshops, and webinars throughout the year to assist our members. The BC Funeral Association is the only recognized provider of Funeral Service Apprenticeship Training for British Columbia, offering funeral director training, funeral courses, and funeral director continuing education.
The BC Funeral Association offers exclusive savings on continuing education, training, and services related to the funeral industry. Members are eligible for discounts on products and exclusive services, including preferential rates on credit card processing, as well as extended health, and dental coverage.
We have several membership options to serve our valued members. We are here to support your career and business, whatever aspect of the funeral profession you operate in.
Funeral Homes & Crematoriums
We have membership options for funeral homes and crematoriums and are committed to supporting you in all aspects of your business, with the resources you need to serve your community and make your business a success.
The BC Funeral Association welcomes our cemetery members, from public advocacy to keeping you updated on provincial legislation and supporting you with your business, we are here for you.
Suppliers & Affiliates
We value funeral service suppliers and affiliates with membership options to suit your needs. Make connections throughout the province with networking opportunities the BC Funeral Association can facilitate.
Frequently asked questions
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From how to enrol, what the member benefits are and what a membership with the BC Funeral Association looks like, we have a team of professionals to support you when answering these questions.
If you’re still looking for more clarity and want to know what the first steps look like, you can reach out to us at any time to discuss your options.
We look forward to hearing from you.
The BC Funeral Association is a non-profit organization that represents funeral service providers in British Columbia, Canada. It provides resources, education, and advocacy for its members and strives to promote ethical and professional practices in the funeral service industry.
BCFA members have access to a wide range of resources, including professional development opportunities, industry news and updates, and networking opportunities. Members also have access to exclusive discounts on products and services, as well as advocacy and support from the BCFA.
Members are required to pay the annual membership fee and adhere to the BCFA’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Members are also encouraged to participate in BCFA events and educational opportunities.
Stay current on all the latest developments, find the resources you need to enhance your service to your clients, or maintain compliance and increase profitability for your funeral-related business. The BC Funeral Association endeavours to serve our valued members with the highest quality and a wide variety of supporting resources.