Support Youth Leaving Care

Improving housing stability for youth leaving care

When youth “age out” of the child welfare system as early as 18 years of age, they lose the supports they were provided with while in care. Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s Stand Up for Kids Project is hel...
Kahleen wearing yellow sweater, smiling in front of brick wall.

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: KAHLEEN

KAHLEEN, 23, is a recipient of Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada scholarship and grant funding, which has allowed her to pursue her post-secondary goals. She has also been able to attend camp, the Corsage Pro...
Jay in garden

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: JAY

JAY, 25, is a recipient of Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada scholarship funding and TELUS' Mobility for Good™. He also received support from the Friends and Loved Ones Fund. He is currently enrolled in the C...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: BRIGITTE

BRIGITTE, 24, is a recipient of Children's Aid Foundation of Canada scholarship funding, and currently enrolled at Tyndale University College and Seminary. After experiencing ongoing abuse at home, she entered ...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: VIVIAN

VIVIAN, 21, is a recipient of Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada scholarship funding, a past student at the Pinball Clemon's Ambassador School Program, and currently enrolled at Centennial College. Entering fo...

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...

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...