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Friday, March 31, 2017 11:00 AM
Making sure young adults leaving government care have the tools to be successful is the focus of a series of innovative provincial partnerships with TELUS, IBM, the Adoptive Families Association of BC and the Public Guardian and Trustee.
Sunday, March 12, 2017 8:30 AM
MCFD social worker Karen Zilke tries to convince a homeless 17-year-old on a Vancouver sidewalk to join her for breakfast at a nearby restaurant.
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.
Monday, October 3, 2016 7:30 AM
Life for Guy hasn’t always been easy.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 10:07 AM
Minister of Children and Family Development Stephanie Cadieux has issued the following statement in response to the release of the Representative for Children and Youth’s (RCY’s) report that investigates the suicide of a First Nations youth in 2013:
Friday, June 17, 2016 11:15 AM
The Province and partners collectively will be investing more than $7.5 million to support youth who are at risk of substance-use and mental-health concerns with the launch of a new, Integrated Youth Services Initiative.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 2:25 PM
Need help finding child care? British Columbia families can now access a new, improved online map that takes the guesswork out of searching for child care.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 8:30 AM
Government is adding more than $1.2 million to enhance staffing and expand youth outreach, while working to create a new "no-questions-asked" safe housing option to better support vulnerable youth on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside (DTES).
Thursday, April 21, 2016 2:45 PM
A total of 644 young British Columbians, who were in government care, found the love and security of a forever home over the past two years, with 2015-16 marking the highest annual adoption count since the Adoptions Act came into effect in 1997.
Friday, April 15, 2016 1:00 PM
ACT-Autism Community Training is improving access to information for B.C. families with children with autism spectrum disorder by translating the Parent’s Autism Handbook into Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Persian (Farsi), Punjabi and Spanish.