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

We're recruiting new members for our Board of Directors!

If you're at least 18 years old, have lived experience in child welfare in Canada, and are a member of YICC (see the join us section on our website), you're eligible to apply to be a Director on our Board!

Apply here by September 3, 2019:

#ChildWelfare #YouthinCare

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4 days ago

Youth in Care Canada

Great news from Child Welfare Political Action Committee Canada and Laurentian University - Université Laurentienne in Ontario!


Toronto, Ontario – Today, the Child Welfare Political Action Committee Canada (Child Welfare PAC) is proud to announce that Laurentian University in Sudbury, starting for the 2019-2020 school year, will waive tuition at any age for those raised in the Ontario foster care system as Crown Wards.”

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Save the date: IFCO Conference is happening June 25-28, 2020, in Montreal!

Join 500+ families, researchers, professionals, service
providers, decision makers and students from Canada and
around the world.

Learn about initiatives that help children and youth in care to
thrive by promoting the creation of significant relationships,
and a sense of belonging to family, community, and culture.



Réservez la date: IFCO Conference à Montréal le 25 au 28 juin 2020!

Joignez-vous à 500+ familles, professionnels, intervenants,
chercheurs, décideurs politiques, étudiants du Canada et de
partout au monde.

Explorez des initiatives qui favorisent, chez les enfants et les
adolescents placés, la création de relations significatives, l’actualisation de leur plein potentiel, et le sentiment
d’appartenance à leur famille, leur communauté et leur culture.


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