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Missing: Why are children disappearing from B.C.’s child welfare system?

Stories of children and youth who are lost or missing from the child welfare system continue to emerge as an …

Advocating for Change: Five Years in Review

Advocating for Change takes a closer look at how well recommendations made by the Representative are implemented by government. Over …

Toward Inclusion: The need to improve access to mental health services for children and youth with neurodevelopmental conditions

A new research report released today by the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) in conjunction with the Children’s Health …

Key Components of Effective Service Delivery for Children and Youth with Support Needs and their Families

A Research Review and Analysis – by Pat Mirenda, Ph.D. – submitted to the Office of the Representative for 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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