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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 …

Canadian Council for Children and Youth Statement on National Child Day

The Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates (CCCYA) is a national
organization, which RCY is a member, made up of …

Still Left Out: Children and youth with disabilities in B.C.

The Representative for Children and Youth has released a follow-up report to Left Out, calling on the provincial government to …
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Representative’s statement congratulating Dr. Cindy Blackstock’s 2023 World’s Children’s Prize

As B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth, I want to formally acknowledge and celebrate the fact that longtime advocate and …

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I am separating from my wife and she won’t let me share custody of our children. Can you help me gain custody of my children?

Custody and access situations are not designated services under our legislation. You should obtain the services of a lawyer in …

I am separated from my husband and the courts require my son to go see his father but he doesn’t want to go. Can you help my son’s voice be heard in the courts?

Under our legislation, the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth cannot assist in custody and access situations. You …

I am concerned about my children’s safety when they are with their mother. Can you help me ensure their safety?

If you have a concern about your children’s safety, contact the Children’s Helpline at 310-1234, or by dialing 0 and …

Why should I call the Rep?

You may feel like you are not being heard, or may feel unsupported in your community. You may not be …

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