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Children’s advocates call for significant mental health planning and investment now and after pandemic on National Child and Youth Mental Health Day

COVID-19 is having major mental health consequences for children and youth across Canada and will have a lasting – and ...
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Excluded: Increasing Understanding, Support and Inclusion for Children with FASD and their Families

The provincial government should take both immediate and long-term action to improve supports and services to children with fetal alcohol ...
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Representative’s statement on Social Work Week

This year, we celebrate Social Work Week under the continued cloud of the COVID-19 pandemic – a circumstance that, over ...
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Representative’s Statement on International Women’s Day

This International Women's Day, we raise our hands to women everywhere -- especially here in British Columbia -- who have ...
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I don’t feel like my social worker is listening to me. Where can I make a complaint?

Each region has staff known as “dispute resolution consultants” who listen to complaints and help resolve issues. You can find ...
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I am not a child in care. Do you only advocate for children in care?

No. Any child or youth can contact us and talk to someone who will determine if we are able to ...
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I am currently staying at a safe house and I don’t want to return home. Can you help me find a place to live?

A social worker within the Ministry of Children and Family Development will need to assess your situation to determine the ...
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