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Friday, June 5, 2015 11:00 AM
Families in 14 B.C. communities will soon have access to 1,488 new licensed child-care spaces thanks to an investment of $8.2 million through the Child Care Major Capital Funding Program.
Monday, June 1, 2015 8:45 AM
A new website, AgedOut.com, will help current and former youth in government care navigate the many challenges that can arise as they transition to adulthood.
Sunday, May 31, 2015 8:30 AM
Perseverance, strength and resilience - these are the traits of B.C.'s children and youth in care.
Friday, May 29, 2015 9:00 AM
Government is providing $315,000 to support the establishment of a mentorship program for 16-to 24-year-olds that will be delivered through Covenant House Vancouver.
Friday, May 22, 2015 10:00 AM
Thanks to a new investment of $250,000, more young people transitioning out of government care will be supported through the Strive program to gain the life and work skills they need to become independent.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 11:07 AM
Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux released the following statement in response to the Representative for Children and Youth's latest report:
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 3:56 PM
A new online resource will make it easier for B.C. families who are trying to find and access provincial and federal tax benefits.
Friday, May 8, 2015 9:00 AM
The Province is providing $175,000 to ACT - Autism Community Training - to develop an online training program that will help qualified health professionals to better recognize the mental-health challenges that often accompany Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Thursday, May 7, 2015 12:15 PM
This Child and Youth Mental Health Day, Health Minister Terry Lake and Parliamentary Secretary for Child Mental Health and Anti-Bullying Jane Thornthwaite announced $850,000 in funding to the F.O.R.C.E (Families Organized for Recognition and Care Equality) Society to support child and youth mental health in British Columbia.
Friday, April 24, 2015 2:15 PM
The Province is investing $480,000 over the next three years, so that an estimated 20,000 more B.C. students will be able to learn how to take a stand against violence through the award-winning Be More Than a Bystander program.