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Friday, December 16, 2016 10:15 AM
More than 70 B.C. young people who were in government care have applied for extended supports since the expansion of the Agreements with Young Adults (AYA) program mid-October.
Thursday, December 1, 2016 9:00 AM
Growing up as a foster child motivated Ashley to help others in similar situations. She is passionate about improving the lives of kids in government care and wants to be a social worker.
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).
Thursday, November 24, 2016 9:45 AM
Children and Family Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux has released the following statement in response to First Call’s 2016 BC Child Poverty Report Card, on Nov. 24, 2016:
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 12:00 PM
Meet Raven, who at 19 years of age ‘aged out’ of ministry care, having been in more than 20 foster homes since the age of four.
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.
Sunday, November 20, 2016 9:00 AM
Children and Family Development Minister Stephanie Cadieux released the following statement commemorating B.C.’s Child and Youth Day on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016:
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 2:15 PM
This year’s CLICK for Babies Campaign, a program aimed at raising awareness about shaken baby syndrome through the distribution of tiny, knitted purple hats, has set a record of 13,000 caps – the highest number ever donated by volunteer knitters around 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).
Friday, October 28, 2016 12:30 PM
“It’s okay to ask for help when you need it. We’re not superheroes. We can’t do everything and anything. People are always willing to help if you let them.”