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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Check out our brand new map of resources across Canada!

What’s New?

There’s always something interesting going on at Youth in Care Canada! Visit this page periodically to stay up to date with us!



Welcome to our new Board members Ashley Bach from British Columbia and Johnathan Kopchuk from Manitoba!

To read bios of all of our Board members please visit our Board of Directors page.





The recipients of our 2017 Ken Dryden Scholarship have been announced! Congratulations to all of you!

Stay tuned for the launch of the 2018 application period coming in February!


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Applications for the 2018 Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund are open!! ...

Psst... dont forget...Applications to the Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund are OPEN. Eligibility includes youth 24 and under, entering their first post-secondary programs, with 12 months (cumulative) of previous government care. Deadline to apply is March 11th. 🎓🎓🎓 Rogers #TedRogersFund #scholarships #education #youthfromcareDetails here: bit.ly/2nsf4sX

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“[408] The Panel, pursuant to section 53 (2) (a) and (b) of the CHRA, orders Canada to analyze the needs assessments completed by First Nations agencies in consultation with the Parties, interested parties (see protocol order below), and other experts; and to do a cost-analysis of the real needs of First Nations agencies including prevention/least disruptive measures, intake and investigation, building repairs and legal fees related to child welfare taking into account travel distances, case load ratios, remoteness, the gaps and/or lack of surrounding services and all particular circumstances they may face.
[409] Canada is ordered to complete this analysis and report to the Tribunal by May 3, 2018.”

OTTAWA, ON (February 1, 2018, 9:00 a.m.) – The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) has issued a fourth non-compliance order finding Canada’s approach to First Nations child welfare to be unlawful and discriminatory. Find it here: buff.ly/2DSSuzM

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