Why Join SMA?

The Single Mother's Alliance BC is a membership based organization, and your involvement is important to the strength of the organization. Our survival depends on the strength of our membership.

Quick Facts:

  • You can join the SMA community of single mothers for just $5.00 per year.
  • Full membership subsidy available.
  • If you need subsidy, please just sign up on this website without making a payment.

Membership Info:

  • Regular Membership is $60.00 per year.
  • Low-income membership is $25.00 with sliding scale to minimum $5.00. 
  • There is no 'cap' on membership--if you wish to contribute more than $60.00 it hugely impacts SMA. 
  • We have no core funding at present, and rely solely on donations and membership dues to fund SMA.

How Do I Become a Member?

Signing up is a two step process:

  1. STEP ONE: Click on Membership - Join Now! and fill out the form.
  2. STEP TWO: Click on Membership - Fee Payment and make your payment. 

What Does SMA Membership Include?

When you become a SMA member you will:

  • Immediately belong to BC's non-profit grassroots network of single mothers.
  • Connect with a diversity of single mothers committed to social change.
  • Strengthen and grow your community and support network.
  • Gain access to SMA events, listening sessions, meetings, actions, parties and community events!
  • Bring your valuable skills and expertise to existing campaigns.
  • Contribute your skills and ideas to expanding the SMA on an organizational level.
  • Propose campaigns; bring all your innovative ideas to the organizing table.
  • Join advocacy working groups, committees, and volunteer.
  • Opportunities to gain leadership skills useful in all areas of your life.
  • Work closely with single mothers and others to end women's and children's poverty in BC.
  • Engage politically with other women and work towards new solutions and systemic change.
  • Gain voting privileges in the organization.
  • Attend our AGM as a voting SMA member.
  • Run for the board of directors.

Further Info

  • Membership in SMA automatically renews year to year. 
  • We must maintain a $5.00 membership and donation minimum to cover our processing costs. 
  • We are a non-profit, not a charity.
  • Membership fees or donations you make are not tax deductible.
  • We cannot issue charitable tax receipts.
  • Your membership fees are crucial to supporting the work and existence of the SMA.
  • For a detailed breakdown of precisely how the SMA allocates membership support, please email erina@singlemotherbc.org.
  • To sign-up to become a full SMA member, please choose an online payment page from the drop-downs below this page on the main menu. 
  • Thank you! We are excited to connect with you.
  • For more membership info, please email info@singlemothersbc.org

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