A lifelong pledge to B.C.’s youth

Photograph by: Gerry Kahrmann , PNG

I’d like to address a common misconception regarding the way we in British Columbia support youth as they make the transition out of government care.

Some people seem to believe government services for children and youth in care act merely as a temporary lifeline that ends abruptly after those people reach the age of 19.

This could not be further from the truth.

There is a comprehensive range of services in B.C. to help address the social, health, economic and educational needs of all current and former youth in care.

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