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.
Vulnerable indigenous families worried about losing their children will now have a stronger voice in court through the Aboriginal Family Healing Court Conference pilot program that includes band Elders in proceedings as a source of support and guidance.
The B.C. government is counting down to Moose Hide Campaign Day on February 16, 2017 by encouraging men throughout the BC Public Service and members of the Legislative Assembly to participate in the B.C.-born campaign to stop violence against women and girls.
Government has accepted all of the recommendations in the representative for children and youth’s (RCY) latest report and has committed to additional actions to further strengthen the contracted residential care system and improve planning for all children and youth in government care.
B.C.’s new adoption website, Adopt BC Kids, has attracted 84 prospective adoptive families just six weeks after going live, helping to provide more loving homes for B.C.’s waiting children.
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