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Representative’s statement on services for children and youth with support needs

Over the last 13 months, we have been carefully watching the Ministry of Children and Family Development’s (MCFD’s) effort to …
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Final Submission on Statutory Review of the Representative for Children and Youth Act

Representative for Children and Youth Dr. Jennifer Charlesworth has made a number of recommendations to the Select Standing Committee on …
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Canadian Council for Children and Youth Statement on National Child Day

November 20 is National Child Day, a celebration of the global pledge made to children’s rights. The CCCYA, of which …
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Representative’s Statement on the Provincial Indigenous Self-Government in Child and Family Services Amendment Act

Today, the British Columbia government announced proposed key amendments to legislation (Bill 38) that will act as an important step …
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I need braces and I have asked my social worker and have not received an answer yet. It’s been six months. Can you help me get the braces I need?

One of our advocates can help you by requesting that the social worker answer your question as soon as possible …
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I live in a group home. Can you help get me a transfer?

If you are unhappy where you’ve been placed, the Rep’s office can help you think of ways to solve a …
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I live in a group home and I am turning 19 soon. Am I able to stay here, or do I have to move?

When you turn 19, you are no longer considered a child in care and you cannot typically live in a …
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I have been in the same foster home for three years, and now I have to move, but I don’t want to. What should I do?

It might be possible for you to stay with your foster family, but each young person’s situation is different. The …
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