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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 ...

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 ...


My child was abused while in foster care; can I send you some information to investigate how the Ministry dealt with the allegation?

If your concern is about your child being abused in foster care, contact your child’s social worker or call the ...
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If I want to report a possible instance of abuse or neglect of a child in care, what do I do?

If you feel a child is in danger and requires protection, please call the Children’s Help Line at 310-1234 (or ...
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I don’t like the dispute resolution consultant in my region; what can I do?

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the dispute resolution process, you have the option of taking your ...
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