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Wednesday, August 24, 2016 9:00 AM
Kids will soon be swapping the great outdoors for the classroom as summer draws to a close and the new school year begins. With the summer break nearly over, many working parents and caregivers will be searching for child care.
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.
Thursday, June 9, 2016 2:00 PM
Enhancements to a youth-driven website, more funding for post-secondary education and more funding for programs that help with life skills/employability – these are in the spotlight during B.C. Child and Youth in Care Week as government focuses on giving young people from care a leg up in their transition to adulthood and independence.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 2:30 PM
The Ministry of Children and Family Development’s latest report on the placement of children and youth in hotels shows that policy and practice directives are being followed. Due to enhanced reporting and monitoring, the report includes more detailed information than ever before on the reasons for each hotel placement.
Friday, May 27, 2016 2:30 PM
To further support the positive mental health and well-being of British Columbia children, youth and families, the Province is investing $850,000 in the F.O.R.C.E Society for Kids’ Mental Health.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 11:30 AM
A group of independent advisors will work with government to develop a multi-year plan to strengthen B.C.’s child welfare system, starting with more staff, more training and greater transparency and accountability in ministry decision-making and other areas.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 9:00 AM
Energetic, devoted, creative and compassionate are just a few words used to describe the outstanding child-care providers being honoured with 2016 Child Care Awards of Excellence as part of Child Care Month and Child Care Appreciation Day on May 19.
Friday, May 6, 2016 1:00 PM
Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux and Parliamentary Secretary for Child Mental Health and Anti-Bullying Jane Thornthwaite released the following statement to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Child and Youth Mental Health Day in British Columbia, which is May 7, 2016:
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 12:30 PM
British Columbia youth and young adults with substance use disorders will soon have more supports with the re-opening of an enhanced, specialized, residential treatment program at the Crossing at Keremeos facility.
Sunday, May 1, 2016 9:00 AM
Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux released the following statement to celebrate the start of Child Care Month in B.C.: