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YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: TAWNYA

With the ongoing support of Children's Aid Foundation of Canada funding, TAWNYA, 20, will graduate from Durham College as a Dean's List recipient and with a Diploma in Human Resources. She hopes to launch a car...
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YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: CHANTAL

CHANTAL, 25, is an advocate for youth in and from care and now directly supports youth in care through her role as a child protection worker, with the same agency that had once been responsible for her care. En...
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YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: JUSTIN

An advocate for other youth from care, JUSTIN is a graduate of Seneca College's business management program, which he completed with support from Children's Aid Foundation of Canada funding. Entering foster car...
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YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: CATHERINE

CATHERINE is the proud mother of three, an advocate for youth from care, and currently pursuing a career in financial administration. Entering foster care at the age of 13, due to her parents' challenges with a...
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Young People in Profile: CHRISTINA

CHRISTINA, 27, is an advocate for youth from care, proud mother of two, and, with support from Children's Aid Foundation of Canada funding, a registered personal support worker. Entering foster care at the age ...
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YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: TOM

TOM, 20, is an advocate for youth in and from care, and currently pursuing an education in Business Administration Management. He entered the care system at the age of 16 due to an abusive home environment. Alt...
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YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: CHLOE

CHLOE, 26, is a dedicated mother of three children. She is pursuing a Bachelor's degree through Humber College, with her sights set on a Master's in Social Work so she can support youth who are struggling. As a...
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YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: JADA

JADA first entered the care system at the age of five, due to her parents' struggle with substance abuse and mental illness. Moving between foster homes and a kinship placement with her aunt, she returned to li...
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YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: JESSICA

JESSICA, 19 JESSICA was just four years old when she became a Crown ward. Moving between 10 different foster placements, she struggled with behavioural challenges and to develop her own identity. Eventually, s...
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YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: KATE

KATE, 18 KATE spent the majority of her childhood in foster care. Entering the child welfare system at just 10-months due to severe neglect and malnourishment, she returned to live with her biological family b...