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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What’s New?

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 Friday, March 31st, 2023 @ 11:59pm PST.

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by @youthincare

5 months ago

Youth in Care Canada
Our national network of “brothers and sisters from care” spans generations, ethnicity, education, and socioeconomic status – bringing us all together through our shared culture of being from care.Only members from care between the ages of 14-29 have voting privileges.MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES AND FEESYouth (age 14-18): FreeAlumni from care (age 19-29): Free (for 2023)Alumni from care (age 30 and older): $30Individual Supporter (not from care): $60Organizational Supporter: $300JOIN US!Complete the online Membership Application Form using the link on our Linktree (Instagram bio) or on our website under ‘Membership’.You can pay your membership fee by sending an e-transfer to info@youthincare.ca. Please include your name and a contact phone number in the memo box. ... See MoreSee Less
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6 months ago

Youth in Care Canada
SAVE THE DATE! We will be holding our Annual General Meeting online on Saturday, December 30th, 2023 at 11am EST and we hope to see you there!Over the next few weeks we will post information about membership and how to access the meeting link.In the meantime, please send a DM with any questions. ... See MoreSee Less
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11 months ago

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1 years ago

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1 years ago

Youth in Care Canada
A friendly reminder that Tuition Waiver applications are available now and due March 31!Have you currently or previously been involved in Manitoba CFS care and want to apply for a bursary that can cover your post-secondary education? Here's what you need to do:1️⃣ Apply for admission at any participating post-secondary school that offers a Tuition Waiver - you don't need an acceptance letter to apply for a Tuition Waiver!2️⃣ Go to our website, futuresforward.ca, and find the Tuition Waiver application form for your chosen school(s)! You simply fill out this form and submit to our staff at tuitionwaiver@yesmb.caThere is no age cap to apply! Current post-secondary students who have been in care are also eligible to apply. Selected applicants will be informed Summer 2023. Any questions or need support in your application? Reach out via tuitionwaiver@yesmb.ca.[ID: A light green poster featuring the header "Youth in Care Tuition Waivers - Applications Now Available! Due March 31" with text outlining the above caption. The logos for the participating institutions are featured in a bubble, including University College of the North, Manitoba Institute of Trades & Technology, Assiniboine Community College, Brandon University, University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg, Booth University College, Universite de Saint-Boniface, Red River College Polytechnic, and Canadian Mennonite University] ... See MoreSee Less
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1 years ago

Youth in Care Canada
Youth in and from care are awesome and we want you to show us why! Your creative submissions could be shared on BCCYICW social media, the BCCYICW website, on promotional materials or at BCCYICW events. Youth ages 14-24 can submit their creative content here: www.bcchildandyouthincareweek.com/youthincareareawesome-campaign.html ... See MoreSee Less
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1 years ago

Youth in Care Canada
Storwell offers an annual bursary of $2,000 to support foster children as they pursue their post-secondary education and to help them as they progress into a new and exciting stage of their lives. ... See MoreSee Less
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