A Voice for Youth in Care

Our Mission
Youth in Care Canada exists to voice the opinions and concerns of youth in and from care.
Our Vision
That all young people in and from care across Canada receive standardized, high quality care that meets their diverse needs.
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Calling former youth in care who want to get involved!

Youth in Care Canada is looking for new Board members!

Click here to find out if this might be for you and how you can apply. 

Application deadline is September 14, 2018.


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by @youthincare

5 days ago

Youth in Care Canada

Today is Children and Youth in Care day in Ontario. Today and every day, show that you care and make sure to listen to and support children and youth in care!

Learn more here: www.oacas.org/childrenandyouthincare/

#childwelfare #youthincare #care4care #childrenandyouthincareday #cyicday#May14th is Children and Youth in Care Day (#CYICDay). With so many changes happening in #Ontario we want to hear from people who have lived experience in the #childwelfare system and our allies (organizations, service providers, students in training, community members, etc.) on what CYIC Day means for you.

Use Facebook to check in to Ontario Children's Advocacy Coalition and fill out some of the prompts below. Want to submit anonymously? form.jotform.com/plginbby/cyic-prompt

Submissions are open now! Each check in represents solidarity with young people in Ontario.

• “Children and Youth in Care Day is important because….”
• “My recommendations for organizations doing youth engagement are…”
• “For Children and Youth in Care Day I am....”
• “I stand up with vulnerable children and young people in Ontario because…”
• “I am an ally of children and young people in and from child welfare because..."
• “Our organization is in solidarity on May 14th because...”

Share with your networks or tag a friend/colleague in the comments.


Stay tuned for another announcement about partner project with Adopt4Life - Ontario's Adoptive Parents Association and
Adoption Council of Canada/Conseil d'adoption du Canada for May 14th!

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1 month ago

Youth in Care Canada

Sign up for the Youth Conference (ages 14-24) on April 26th, 2019Run, tell your friends. Registration for the Youth Agencies Alliance Youth Conference is now open. This is for youth aged 14 - 24, and you can learn more about the conference and register here: www.youthagenciesalliance.com/training

Boys and Girls Clubs of Winnipeg Art City Graffiti Art Programming Broadway Neighbourhood Centre IRCOM - Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba Ka Ni Kanichihk Kildonan Youth Activity Centre - KYAC Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre, Inc. N.E.E.D.S. Inc Rossbrook House Spence Neighbourhood Association Teen Stop Jeunesse West Broadway Youth Outreach West Central Community Program City of Winnipeg – Municipal Government Elmwood Community Resource Centre Gang Action Interagency Network End Homelessness Winnipeg Inspire Community Outreach Momenta Neighborhood Empowerment and Resource Centre Incorporated Rainbow Resource Centre Resource Assistance for Youth (RaY) Sport Manitoba The Wrench United Way Winnipeg The University of Winnipeg Voices: Manitoba's Youth in Care Network West Broadway Community Organization Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

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Youth Opportunity:

The Child Welfare League of Canada (CWLC) is looking for a logo design for the upcoming International Foster Care Organization conference to be held in 2020. Youth are encouraged to submit examples of their logo design to info@cwlc.ca by April 26, 2019.

More information available here: gallery.mailchimp.com/88a1ea6ac41b2dce85f5ffe1b/files/4abdbf34-84d3-4202-a531-e927a4249a75/CallFo...

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Calling all youth in Canada ages 15-30! Some of Canada's largest youth serving organizations are conducting a poll to find youth priorities. Respond by April 12th to make sure your voice is heard!


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