YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: JUSTIN

An advocate for other youth from care, JUSTIN is a graduate of Seneca College's business management program, which he completed with support from Children's Aid Foundation of Canada funding. Entering foster car...

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: KATE

KATE, 18 KATE spent the majority of her childhood in foster care. Entering the child welfare system at just 10-months due to severe neglect and malnourishment, she returned to live with her biological family b...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: TROY

TROY, 23 Entering care at the age of nine, TROY struggled to find his identity and come to terms with his past experiences. Now 23, he is a youth advocate with the Children's Aid Foundation and has performed h...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: JEMAL

For many youth from care, prevention support is critical to strengthening community resources for families and youth. Services such as family support, attachment parenting, family counselling, and community p...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: DANN

This March, we're focusing on mental health awareness. Mental health issues often have significant adverse effects on young people throughout the child welfare system. Whether the issues are directly related to...

YOUNG PEOPLE IN PROFILE: MELISSA

At the Children's Aid Foundation, we are always thinking about how we can share the authentic, lived experiences of young people from the child welfare system. Like the children and youth currently living in ca...