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 ...

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...

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...

Memories Made at Holiday Season Celebration ’17

There was plenty of cheer at our annual Holiday Season Celebration, which welcomes over 500 children and families who are involved with child welfare across the Greater Toronto Area. From face painting to a del...

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...

An Industry of Opportunity

At the age of 19, Daniel, a former youth in care, was struggling to find stability. Having recently transitioned to a group home, he was dependent on the government’s extended care and maintenance funding to ma...