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Missed Opportunities: A review of the use of youth justice resources

A new report examining the youth justice system released by the Representative today reveals a gross under-utilization of scarce resources …

Canadian Council for Children and Youth Statement on National Child Day

The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) is a national
organization, which RCY is a member, made up of …

Still Left Out: Children and youth with disabilities in B.C.

The Representative for Children and Youth has released a follow-up report to Left Out, calling on the provincial government to …
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Representative’s statement congratulating Dr. Cindy Blackstock’s 2023 World’s Children’s Prize

As B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth, I want to formally acknowledge and celebrate the fact that longtime advocate and …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

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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