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Wednesday, November 30, 2016 10:00 AM
Front-line ministry social workers in hard-to-recruit areas of the province will receive an additional $3,000 to $6,000 per year, thanks to a new agreement between government and the BC Government and Service Employees Union (BCGEU).
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.
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:
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).
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.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 8:30 AM
“Mitchel always made me feel like I was here to stay,” says Sophia. At the age of 11, she moved in with Mitchel. Before that, Sophia had been in several different foster homes and needed the long-term stability, consistency and unconditional care that are so essential in everyday life.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 9:15 AM
Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux issued the following statement in response to the release of the representative for children and youth’s report that investigates sexualized violence against children and youth in care:
Thursday, September 8, 2016 8:45 AM
September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Prevention and Support month, an opportunity for communities throughout the province and the world to work together to raise awareness about the risks of alcohol use during pregnancy and to support those who live with FASD every day.