Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:00:00 -0700Fostering runs in the family for James and Leslie. James’s grandmother cared for many children when friends and family were unable to.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:33:00 -0700Children and Family Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux has released the following statement on the completion of Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s second term as British Columbia’s Representative for Children and Youth (RCY):
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:30:00 -0700Children and Family Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux issued the following statement in response to the Representative for Children and Youth’s investigative report into the death of a youth who had been receiving ministry services.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:15:00 -0700More youth in care will benefit from extended supports, including life skills programs that focus on financial planning, healthy living and employability, thanks to changes to the Agreements with Young Adults (AYA) program.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:30:00 -0700“Mitchel always made me feel like I was here to stay,” says Sophia. At the age of 11, she moved in with Mitchel. Before that, Sophia had been in several different foster homes and needed the long-term stability, consistency and unconditional care that are so essential in everyday life.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 09:15:00 -0700Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux issued the following statement in response to the release of the representative for children and youth’s report that investigates sexualized violence against children and youth in care:
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 08:00:00 -0700What does it take to become a foster caregiver? Close to 3,000 individuals and families provincewide open their homes and their hearts to foster children in B.C. every day. As Foster Family Month, October is a time to find out more about the remarkable work these caregivers do and to ask yourself if fostering might be right for you.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 07:30:00 -0700Life for Guy hasn’t always been easy.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:45:00 -0700The Province has provided $60,000 to train a group of clinicians working with high-risk children on northern Vancouver Island.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 12:00:00 -0700Everyone deserves the opportunity to live long, healthy and rewarding lives. Sept. 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, an opportunity to learn about the supports available for those facing mental-health or substance-use issues in B.C.