STORIES OF IMPACT

Children’s Aid Foundation is Canada’s leading charity, dedicated to supporting children and youth involved in the child welfare system.

6,641

Young people reached through healing and
recovery programs in 2016-17

LIVES CHANGED

THE BUZZ

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Supporting LGBTQ Youth

Adolescent youth who have been rejected by their families for being LGBTQ are over 8 times more likely to attempt suicide than their peers. Read more

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Young People in Profile: Alisha

Alisha entered foster care following her mother’s challenges with substance abuse. Moving between foster, kinship (in the care of relatives), and group home placements, she struggled to develop healthy attachments. Read more

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New Therapy Program for Youth from Care

New initiative focuses on the mental health needs of youth from care, many of whom, until now, have been unable to access this type of psychotherapy on a reliable and time sensitive basis. Read more
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