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Friday, March 31, 2017 11:00 AM
Making sure young adults leaving government care have the tools to be successful is the focus of a series of innovative provincial partnerships with TELUS, IBM, the Adoptive Families Association of BC and the Public Guardian and Trustee.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 10:00 AM
ICBC is announcing $50,000 in funding to assist youth in foster care and those who have aged out learn how to drive.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 8:30 AM
MCFD social worker Karen Zilke tries to convince a homeless 17-year-old on a Vancouver sidewalk to join her for breakfast at a nearby restaurant.
Monday, February 6, 2017 11:15 AM
Government has accepted all of the recommendations in the representative for children and youth’s (RCY) latest report and has committed to additional actions to further strengthen the contracted residential care system and improve planning for all children and youth in government care.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 2:15 PM
Students, families, teachers and staff will soon benefit from a new Lord Nelson Elementary with construction now underway to seismically replace the school thanks to $18.4 million from the Province.
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.
Monday, October 3, 2016 7:30 AM
Life for Guy hasn’t always been easy.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:07 AM
Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux has issued the following statement in response to the release of the Representative for Children and Youth’s (RCY’s) report that investigates the suicide of a First Nations youth in 2013:
Thursday, July 7, 2016 10:15 AM
Happy kids mean happy families, and that’s why the B.C. government has provided $1.49 million to the Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division (CMHABC) to support the ‘Confident Parents: Thriving Kids’ program, which helps parents address behavioural problems in kids aged three to 12.
Friday, June 17, 2016 11:15 AM
The Province and partners collectively will be investing more than $7.5 million to support youth who are at risk of substance-use and mental-health concerns with the launch of a new, Integrated Youth Services Initiative.