The Representative for Children and Youth supports children, youth and families who need help in dealing with the child-serving system.
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Bernard Richard is B.C.'s new Acting Representative for Children and Youth. He was appointed effective Nov. 27, 2016.
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If you feel a child is in danger and requires protection, please call the Children’s Help Line at 310-1234 (or dial 0 and ask the operator to connect you) from anywhere in B.C. (no area code needed) to get help immediately.
If you are unhappy where you've been placed, the Rep's office can help you think of ways to solve a problem you may be having in your group home or can help you have your voice heard if you want to be moved.
Any information gathered about you is confidential. While most of the Rep’s advocacy services are done over the phone, advocates can also come and meet you in person.
Advocacy is helping someone have their voice heard and making sure their rights are respected.