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Representative’s statement on Expert Panel on Basic Income recommendations

The recent report issued by the British Columbia Expert Panel on Basic Income contains several recommendations regarding youth from care ...
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UBC Psychologist, UBC Early Education grad student honoured with Korczak awards

A devoted child rights advocate who insists on the inclusion of children's voices in research and on all matters that ...
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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 ...

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 ...


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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