Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS) operates under a social enterprise business model, with the fundamental belief that we exist to create positive value for our members. Responsive to the changing needs of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), our programs and services build their self-reliance, resilience and readiness by enhancing their mental, social, physical and financial wellbeing.
Working on behalf of the Chief of the Defence Staff and under the authority of the Defence Minister, CFMWS is a trusted partner in the Defence enterprise, operating under the Non-Public Property framework, expending Public and Non-Public funds in a unique operating model that creates real value for the CAF Community. CFMWS is a separate agency of the Defence team. CFMWS currently employs over 4,000 people as “Staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces”, a separate employer under Schedule V of the Financial Administration Act of the Government of Canada.