Enrichment programs for children and youth

Enriching the lives of children in care

Growing up, many children are able to participate in enriching activities such as sports, art lessons, summer camp, and more. For children growing up in the child welfare system, this access to enrichment oppor...
HBC Youth Mental Health Fund

HBC Youth Mental Health Fund

For children and youth growing up in the child welfare system, exposure to childhood trauma is almost universal. Because of this, young people in and from care are more likely to suffer from unaddressed mental ...
National Health and well-being

National Health and Well-Being Program

Children's Aid Foundation of Canada's National Health & Well-Being Program, supported by Air Canada Foundation and The McCain Foundation, addresses the most urgent health needs of children and youth served ...
Strengthening families so they can stay together in British Columbia

Prevention Programming in British Columbia

We know that children experience more positive outcomes when they are raised by a family unit and not by a system, which is why one of our strategic priority areas is strengthening families so they can stay tog...
CIBC Swap for a Cause

CIBC Swap for a Cause

This year, CIBC hosted their 8th annual Swap for a Cause event. Children's Aid Foundation of Canada was thrilled to participate this year as a group of 250 CIBC executives and professionals came together for an...
Workplace Giving

Giving Back in the Workplace

There are lots of ways to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable Canadian children and youth, and you can get your whole workplace involved! Each year, we see an increasing number of workplaces hosting ev...
Womens Trust Collective

Women’s Trust Collective

In 2019, Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada, along with 18 other local organizations, joined the Toronto Foundation’s Women’s Trust Collective as an anchor partner. The Trust Collective is an innovative and co...
Noella Milne with Jeffrey and guest

Post-Secondary Education Program

Post-Secondary Education Program Many youth in and from child welfare face multiple barriers as they work to achieve an education. If they’ve been in care and have moved from foster home to foster home, this...
Sarah as a Connections Program Participant

Keeping youth connected to mental health supports

We know that young people who are exposed to abuse and neglect are almost four times more likely to be diagnosed with a mental health disorder in adulthood than their peers. This trauma is compounded when youth...