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Posts Categorized: Youth in Care
Aunt Leah’s Place works with teen mothers and youth in foster care system to help them achieve a better future by providing guidance, supported housing, job training and coaching in essential skills.
ACFSS provides a wide range of delegated and non-delegated services to help urban Aboriginal children and families. These services currently fall within five departments: Foster Care, Guardianship, Residential Resources, Family Preservation & Reunification, and Child Protection. Program work to support children and families in overcoming their challenges and staying connected to their cultures.
Dedicated to the promotion and development of local groups run by and for youth in and from government care. Primary functions of these local groups are: giving support, friendship, self-help, information and representation of youth in and from government care.
The Helpline for Children is the Ministry of Child and Family Development’s toll-free line for reporting of suspected cases of child abuse or neglect. Ministry social workers are also available to help support families in difficulty, since placing youth in care isn’t always the ideal or only way to help.