The Bus Ride Home Project

Developing supports for youth with child welfare experience to  thrive in their lives and in leading sector change. "Maybe us foster kids had these hardships because we are meant for greatness. Meant t...

YOUNG PERSON IN PROFILE: CRYSTAL

Access to affordable housing is a major obstacle that faces young people who are transitioning out of care. Often just 18 or 19-years-old when they move to independence, many of these youth are also struggling ...

SPOTLIGHT: The Home Base Fund

In Canada today, approximately 2,291 young people “age out” of the child welfare system every year (Conference Board of Canada 2014). For many of these youth, upon turning 18 or 19, they are expected to leave t...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: CHANA

Self-care and well-being are critical to the mental and physical health of youth in and from care. For many young people, experiencing abuse and neglect can create lifelong challenges that often include low sel...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: CHARLIE

For some young people living in the child welfare system, identifying as LGBTQ2S has been a devastating experience. Already struggling to come to terms with their own sexualities and/or genders, many of these y...