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February 15, 2018

In this video, Representative for Children and Youth Bernard Richard tells the Social Media Youth Team about his three main priorities: to reduce the over-representation of Indigenous youth in care, to help kids transition out of care and to provide access to mental health services and substance abuse treatment. 

 

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February 8, 2018

In this second video in the series, our Social Media Youth Team spoke with the Representative for Children and Youth about his experiences at RCY. Bernard tells the team about his incredible first experience at Ignite Your Spirit and how important it is for children and youth to know that RCY exists and the advocacy services available. 

 

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February 1, 2018

In this video, our Social Media Youth Team spoke with Bernard and learned about his origin stories - where he came from, his first job, what he was like when he was young and his past experiences.

Find us online!
Twitter: @RCYBC and @RCYBCYouth
Instagram: @rcybcyouth
Facebook: @RCYBC and @RCYBCyouth
Official website: www.rcybc.ca

 

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May 18, 2017

When you call RCYBC, you will be connected with an advocate. Our advocates are here to help in dealing with your social worker, speaking up about your rights and your care and getting access to government services. We thought it would be fun to ask them some questions and introduce you to them. 

 

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April 19, 2017

If you are under 24 and eligible for Community Living BC services, advocates at the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) can help.

Call us Monday to Friday: 1-800-476-3933.
Email: rcy@rcybc.ca 
Website: www.rcybc.ca

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March 2, 2017

Ever wonder what to do if you have a friend who needs help? Check out this short video and feel free to contact our advocates at BC's Office of the Representative for Children and Youth. You can call us, email us or find us online! Whatever works for you. :)

BC's Representative for Children and Youth (RCYBC) is an independent office of the Legislature. That means that we are not the government! RCYBC supports youth in care, young people and their families, and any children and youth who are not in government care but still require assistance in dealing with the government.

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October 14, 2016

Here are some rights that you may not know you have! These rights are guaranteed to every person and are based on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

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April 22, 2016

The Representative for Children and Youth BC (RCYBC) is an independent organization. That means that we are not the government! RCYBC supports youth, young people and their families, and any children and youth who are not in government care but still require assistance in dealing with the government. 

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June 18, 2015

The Lansdowne Middle School Choir performed a Namibian folk song on June 18, 2015 at the release of the Growing Up in B.C. - 2015 report by the Representative and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall. 

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November 4, 2014

B.C.'s Representative for Children and Youth shares her thoughts and encouragements for current and potential adoptive families.

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