B.C. leads Canada, extends support for youth aging out of care

2018-05-31T15:49:19-07:00

To view this article on BC Government News visit:https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2016CFD0047-002023?WT.cg_n=HootSuiteMore youth in care will benefit from extended supports, including life skills programs that focus on financial planning, healthy living and employability, thanks to changes to the Agreements with Young Adults (AYA) program.Previously, AYA was available for former youth in care from their 19th birthday to their [...]

B.C. leads Canada, extends support for youth aging out of care2018-05-31T15:49:19-07:00

Representative’s statement on appointment of new Representative

2018-05-31T15:40:23-07:00

November 15, 2016 I am pleased that the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth has today appointed an Acting Representative for Children and Youth, effective Nov. 27, 2016. To read Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond's full statement regarding the appointed Acting Representative visit: https://goo.gl/5gHeHd

Representative’s statement on appointment of new Representative2018-05-31T15:40:23-07:00

Former foster kid benefits from educational supports, wants to help Aboriginal youth

2018-05-31T15:37:44-07:00

Meet Raven, who at 19 years of age ‘aged out’ of ministry care, having been in more than 20 foster homes since the age of four. “It’s a difficult process to age out, to go from being supported with food and shelter and then go to having nothing. It’s really scary, so the extra [...]

Former foster kid benefits from educational supports, wants to help Aboriginal youth2018-05-31T15:37:44-07:00

High Need for Caregivers in Nanaimo

2018-05-31T15:02:09-07:00

Do you have room in your heart? Nanaimo is currently in HIGH NEED of several caregivers who will open their hearts and their homes to children and youth from our community. We are in need of stable and nurturing families to care for children who, for a variety of reasons, cannot live with their [...]

High Need for Caregivers in Nanaimo2018-05-31T15:02:09-07:00

Foster Parents You DO Make a Difference Conference

2018-05-31T14:40:16-07:00

You are invited to our 2017 Island-Wide Conference"Foster Parents You DO Make a Difference"Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 and Thursday, April 20th, 20178:15am to 4:00pm (8:15am to 9:00am Check-in and Meet and Greet)Beban Park Recreation Centre,  2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BCJoin us for this exciting two-day conference featuring two incredible speakers. Meet and network with your [...]

Foster Parents You DO Make a Difference Conference2018-05-31T14:40:16-07:00

BC Child and Youth in Care Week Events

2018-05-31T14:32:25-07:00

BC Child and Youth in Care Week Events VICTORIA Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Monday, June 5th, 2017, After School Silver City Movie Theatre 3130 Tillicum Road, Victoria (Rated PG for mild rude humor throughout) Link to Movie Trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDm_2m-Hg6c **Please note: Cineplex will confirm if this will be the movie shown and [...]

BC Child and Youth in Care Week Events2018-05-31T14:32:25-07:00

Letter to Parents and Guardians from Provincial Health Officer

2018-05-31T11:04:28-07:00

Letter to Parents and Guardians from Provincial Health Officer This morning we received this letter from the Provincial Health Officer regarding the Illegal Drug Overdose Crisis. We were asked to send it out to caregiver's on Vancouver Island. If you have any questions or concerns specific to the youth in your care, you should [...]

Letter to Parents and Guardians from Provincial Health Officer2018-05-31T11:04:28-07:00

Emergency Preparedness Information for Foster Parents in case of a Wildfire

2018-05-31T10:55:43-07:00

Emergency Preparedness Information for Foster Parents in case of a Wildfire Currently on Vancouver Island we are fortunate not to have any out of control wildfires, but it is early in the wildfire season. In case of a wildfire emergency or evacuation, please see information below from MCFD for Foster Parents: (Click to enlarge) [...]

Emergency Preparedness Information for Foster Parents in case of a Wildfire2018-05-31T10:55:43-07:00
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