News from Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth
The Office of the Provincial Advocate provides an independent voice for children and youth by responding to concerns from children, youth, and families who are seeking or receiving services under the Child and Family Services Act and the Education Act.More information
The Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth, Irwin Elman, writes about the inquest into the deaths of seven aboriginal high school students in Thunder Bay, and its recommendations.
The bill would protect employees against reprisal when reporting concerns about a service or a child to the Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth.
Date Sunday, March 24, to Thursday, March 28, 2013
Place Best Western Nor'Wester Hotel and Conference Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Delegates to this forum will speak to issues they experience within their communities, make recommendations, and begin development of a plan to address these issues.
The Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth has launched the "I Do Care Project," aimed at helping understand how young people in systems of care experience health and treatment decisions.
The Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth is reaching out to LGBTTQ children and youth in Group Homes, Foster Care, Youth Justice, Provincial Schools, Treatment Centres, as well as First Nations and Special Needs children and youth, to say: YOU ARE NOT ALONE.
Submissions are open for children and youth in and from care across Ontario to speak about their experiences and have the opportunity to help make changes.