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Detained: Rights of children and youth under the Mental Health Act

In a new report released today, B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth says the provincial government must act ...
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Representative’s statement on birth alerts

The Representative for Children and Youth’s Office has on multiple occasions in the past spoken out against the practice of ...
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A Parent’s Duty: Government’s Obligation to Youth Transitioning into Adulthood

B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth is recommending long-overdue changes to supports for youth transitioning out of government ...
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Illuminating Service Experience: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for First Nations Children and Youth in B.C., 2015 to 2017

Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth today released a report examining critical injuries and deaths of First Nations children ...
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My social worker told me I need to live with my auntie, but I don’t want to stay there. Can you help me find another place to live?

One of our advocates can listen to your concerns and assist you with having your voice heard and considered by ...
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My friend is being abused. What should I do?

You should call the Children's Helpline right away. Call 310-1234 (no area code), or dial 0 from any phone in ...
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I’m 16. I applied for a youth agreement and I’m not eligible. Can you help me get a youth agreement?

Contact us to learn more about youth agreements and how they work. We can help you figure out why you ...
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I’m 13 and don’t want to live with the foster parents I’ve been placed with. Can I move to another home?

The Rep can't step in and change a decision that has been made about you, but we can help you ...
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