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Representative highlights gaps in services for youth who self-injure

Youth who engage in non-suicidal self-injuries (NSSI) need specialized and nuanced supports to address their complex needs and trauma. Despite ...

Statement in Recognition of International FASD Awareness Day

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day was first celebrated in 1999 with a focus on improving prevention, diagnosis and ...
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Statement in response to MMHA’s commitment to increase youth addictions treatment beds

Government's announcement to increase the number of treatment beds in B.C. for youth struggling with addictions is a positive step ...

Métis child and youth injuries and deaths focus of new collaborative report

Invisible Children: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for Métis Children and Youth in British Columbia, 2015 to ...


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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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