Front cover of RCY Annual Report and Service Plan
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Annual Report 2021/22 and Service Plan 2022/23 to 2024/25

The Representative for Children and Youth has released the Annual Report 2021/22 and Service Plan 2022/23 to 2024/25.

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A Parent’s Responsibility: Government’s obligation to improve the mental health outcomes of children in care

A new report released today by the Children’s Health Policy Centre at Simon Fraser University and commissioned by the Representative for Children and Youth shows that young people in government care in comparable jurisdictions to British Columbia have dramatically higher …


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Hands, not Hurdles: Helping Children with FASD and their Families

Hands, not Hurdles: Helping Children with FASD and their Families is a condensed and easily digestible version of a more in-depth report on FASD released by the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) in 2021. In addition …


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Beyond Compliance: Ensuring quality in care planning

Beyond Compliance focuses on examining care plans and care planning undertaken by the Ministry of Children and Family Development for children and youth in care. The report brings together leading practices in care planning identified through a jurisdictional scan process …


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At a Crossroads: The roadmap from fiscal discrimination to equity in Indigenous child welfare

British Columbia’s Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) is calling upon the provincial government to end discriminatory funding practices and adopt Canadian Human Rights Tribunal principles for Indigenous child welfare funding in B.C. in a report released today.

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Excluded: Increasing Understanding, Support and Inclusion for Children with FASD and their Families

The provincial government should take both immediate and long-term action to improve supports and services to children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and their families, recommends a report released today by B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth.

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A Parent’s Duty: Government’s Obligation to Youth Transitioning into Adulthood

B.C.’s Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth is recommending long-overdue changes to supports for youth transitioning out of government care to provide them with the same kind of sustained support that young people who aren’t in care typically receive …


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Left Out: Children and youth with special needs in the pandemic

The provincial government should immediately begin working with families and community organizations to address the urgent needs of children and youth with special needs who have been neglected during the pandemic and begin a system overhaul aimed at providing inclusive, …


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COVID-19 and the Impact on Children’s Mental Health

A look at how the pandemic and its associated
challenges may affect the mental health of BC’s children.

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Effective Approaches for Reducing Childhood Anxiety

Practical and effective interventions to assist families and practitioners helping young people with anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

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