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Representative congratulates Mary Teegee on receiving the Janusz Korczak Medal for Children’s Rights Advocacy

Victoria – A fierce warrior for children, youth and their families was honoured last week by the Janusz Korczak Association …
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Recent data highlights worrisome trends for B.C. children and youth

VICTORIA – Increasing poverty rates, deepening vulnerabilities of children heading into kindergarten and an inability to access affordable childcare are …
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Representative for Children and Youth disappointed by lack of significant new funding for children and youth in B.C. Budget

B.C.’s provincial budget is not going far enough in addressing the urgent needs of children and youth in the province, …

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 …

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What services can the Representative offer to my foster child?

Part of the Representative’s role is to ensure that the programs and services in place are meeting the needs of …

The social workers involved are not listening to me. I feel so frustrated, what can I do?

First, discuss your concerns with the team leader. If the problem persists, each region has a Dispute Resolution Office you …

My kids were apprehended by the Ministry of Children and Family Development. Can you help me to get my kids back?

For matters before the court, you need to engage a lawyer to assist you. Our advocates cannot act as lawyers …

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