News & Information
Every child and youth in British Columbia has the right to be healthy, safe, educated, and to be heard. The dedicated team of advocates who work in the Office of the Representative for Children and Youth (RCY) is committed to ensuring that the rights and interests of children and youth are protected and upheld, and that their views are heard and considered by decision-makers. [read more]
You have rights while you are in foster care and you will find them on this site. If your rights are not being respected there are people to talk to who will take action to make sure that they are respected.  There are also options for you once you leave care either to return home, go on independence or once you have aged out. You may also be eligible for scholarships or bursaries or financial help with training and education costs if you were in care.   [read more]
The Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks is dedicated to improving the lives of young people between the ages of 14 and 24 who are or have been in care.   [read more]
PFLAG Canada is proud to be Canada’s only national organization that offers peer-to-peer support striving to help all Canadians with issues of sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. [read more]
The Child and Youth Legal Centre provides legal help for young people who are experiencing problems relating to family law, child protection, a breach of your human rights and many other legal issues. [read more]
A hotline staffed by transgender people for transgender people. 9:00 am - 3:00 am / Mountain Time [read more]
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women of ALL AGES, whose purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety - Youth are welcome [read more]
BC early psychosis information online
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