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Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:20 PM
As part of its commitment under the Provincial Domestic Violence Plan, the B.C. government is investing $500,000 to increase access to transition house and safe-home services for Aboriginal women and children who are affected by domestic violence.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 8:15 AM
A conservative estimate is that nine out of every 1,000 babies in Canada are born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). That means there are at least 41,679 affected British Columbians – roughly equivalent to the population of a small city.
Friday, August 7, 2015 10:35 AM
Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux has released the following statement regarding the government’s decision to file notice to appeal the recent decision of Justice Walker in the J.P. matter:
Friday, July 24, 2015 9:00 AM
In partnership with the Child Welfare League of Canada (CWLC), the Ministry of Children and Family Development has asked Bob Plecas, a highly respected former deputy minister, to lead an independent review into matters arising from Judge Walker’s recent B.C. Supreme Court ruling.
Friday, June 12, 2015 8:30 AM
The Government of B.C. is taking the next step toward its goal, under the BC Early Years Strategy, to expand the network of BC Early Years Centres in communities throughout the province.
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).
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 11:15 AM
Domestic violence perpetrators, who previously only received intervention services following conviction, will soon have access to new, preventative community-based programs that can be attended before a crime is committed.
Friday, December 19, 2014 8:15 AM
The holidays can be a fun, joyful time for families, but can also add to stress levels, affect depression and be challenging for people with mental health issues and substance use concerns.
Monday, November 17, 2014 10:45 AM
Families in 28 communities throughout B.C. will benefit from 1,006 new licensed child-care spaces.
Thursday, November 6, 2014 9:00 AM
The Ministry of Children and Family Development is strengthening how it delivers front-line services by adding 200 new child welfare workers by 2016.