BC Child & Youth in Care Week 2016

 BC Child and Youth In Care Week 2016

Stand with children and youth in care and celebrating BC Child and Youth in Care Week

Saturday, June 4 to Sunday, June 12, 2016

Now in its sixth year, BCCYICW celebrates and acknowledges the resiliency, diversity, talents and accomplishments of young people in and from government care and their challenging journey. BCCYICW is a joint partnership between the Ministry of Children and Family Development, the Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks, Adoptive Families Association, Vancouver Foundation, the Federation of Aboriginal Foster Parents, the BC Federation of Foster Parent Associations, the Public Guardian and Trustee, the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres and Metis Nation BC.

An array of local events, festivities and initiatives that will be held around the province so stay tuned to find one nearest you by visiting the events page at http://www.bcchildandyouthincareweek.com

The BC Child and Youth in Care Awards recognize the amazing achievements of children and youth in and from care from across the province.

Many of our MCFD and DAA staff have special relationships with children and youth in care – or formerly in care -- and their families and care providers.  If you know an amazing young person between the ages of 6 and 24 you’d like to nominate, please send in your nomination  by April 15, 2016.

BC Child and Youth in Care Week Nomination Package

For more information, please contact Sheri Brown

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