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BC Representative for Children and Youth - On Their Own: Examining the Needs of B.C. Youth as They Leave Government Care

BC Representative for Children and Youth - On Their Own: Examining the Needs of B.C. Youth as They Leave Government Care

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Few parents in British Columbia would mark their son or daughter’s 19th birthday by walking them to the front door of the family home, shaking their hand, wishing them “good luck” and then ushering them outside.

But that’s essentially what happens to many youth in the care of B.C.’s Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) when they turn 19, become adults and “age out” of the provincial care system.
Few parents in British Columbia would mark their son or daughter’s 19th birthday by walking them to the front door of the family home, shaking their hand, wishing them “good luck” and then ushering them outside.

But that’s essentially what happens to many youth in the care of B.C.’s Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) when they turn 19, become adults and “age out” of the provincial care system.

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Published by: Langley Teachers' Association on Apr 29, 2014
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On Their Own
Examining the Needs of B.C. Youth as They Leave Government Care
 April 2014
 
 April 28, 2014The Honourable Linda Reid Speaker of the Legislative Assembly Suite 207, Parliament Buildings Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4Dear Ms. Speaker,I have the honour of submitting this special report,
On Their Own: Examining the Needs of B.C. Youth as They Leave Government Care 
, to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. This report is prepared in accordance with Section 20 of the
Representative for Children and Youth Act 
, which states that the Representative may make a special report to the Legislative Assembly if she considers it necessary to do so.Sincerely, Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond Representative for Children and Youthpc: Ms. Jane Thornthwaite Chair, Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth Mr. Craig James Clerk of the Legislative Assembly 

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