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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 ...
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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 ...
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A Parent’s Duty: Government’s Obligation to Youth Transitioning into Adulthood

B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth is recommending long-overdue changes to supports for youth transitioning out of government ...
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Illuminating Service Experience: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for First Nations Children and Youth in B.C., 2015 to 2017

Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth today released a report examining critical injuries and deaths of First Nations children ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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