Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada is dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth in the child welfare system.
The over 63,000 children and youth in care in Canada often grow up in difficult and damaging circumstances. Sometimes this means that being homeless is better than being at home. Compounding this trauma is the sense of isolation that comes from not having the stable support of friends or family that most of us take for granted.
of homeless youth
have been in care