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Monday, November 21, 2016 1:30 PM
A final report from the Ministry of Children and Family Development’s special advisor provides 85 recommendations to overhaul British Columbia’s Indigenous child welfare system and improve outcomes for Indigenous children and youth by changing focus from intervention and separation to strengthening families.
Sunday, November 20, 2016 9:00 AM
Children and Family Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux released the following statement commemorating B.C.’s Child and Youth Day on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016:
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:50 PM
Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux issued the following statement about the appointment of a new interim representative for children and youth (RCY) in British Columbia:
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 2:15 PM
This year’s CLICK for Babies Campaign, a program aimed at raising awareness about shaken baby syndrome through the distribution of tiny, knitted purple hats, has set a record of 13,000 caps – the highest number ever donated by volunteer knitters around British Columbia.
Monday, October 31, 2016 10:15 AM
British Columbians looking to adopt children and youth from care can now begin their journey online through Adopt BC Kids, announced Minister for Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux in advance of Adoption Awareness Month (Nov. 1-30).
Friday, October 28, 2016 12:30 PM
“It’s okay to ask for help when you need it. We’re not superheroes. We can’t do everything and anything. People are always willing to help if you let them.”
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 2:00 PM
Fostering runs in the family for James and Leslie. James’s grandmother cared for many children when friends and family were unable to.
Monday, October 24, 2016 1:33 PM
Children and Family Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux has released the following statement on the completion of Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond’s second term as British Columbia’s Representative for Children and Youth (RCY):
Thursday, October 20, 2016 9:30 AM
Children and Family Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux issued the following statement in response to the Representative for Children and Youth’s investigative report into the death of a youth who had been receiving ministry services.
Monday, October 17, 2016 4:15 PM
More 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.