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MONITORING REPORTS | AUGUST 30, 2019

Adoption Update 2019

This is the fifth adoption and permanency options update RCY has released, following the Office’s 2014 in-depth review of the B.C. adoption system. At the time of the first report, the Representative committed to periodic follow-ups regarding the government’s progress …


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CID REVIEWS AND INVESTIGATIONS | NOVEMBER 15, 2018

Time to Listen: Youth Voices on Substance Use

The provincial government should develop a comprehensive system of substance use services capable of addressing the diverse needs of young people across British Columbia, says a report released today by the Representative for Children and Youth.

The need for harm …


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REPORTS | AUGUST 29, 2018

Promoting Access to Breastfeeding in Child Welfare Matters

Vulnerable women and their newborn infants will benefit from a five-point action plan to support family connections and mother-child bonds, while keeping children safe. The plan is part of a Joint Special Report by Ministry of Children and Family Development …


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