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...

BLOG: This is My Mom

Written by Jessica Burke-Trebell, a Foundation ambassador and former young person in care. I haven’t always known who I was, nor have I always been “comfortable in my own skin.” This month’s family and ident...

When the Kids Aren’t Alright

Written by Arthur Gallant, @ArthurGallant27, CAF ambassador and former young person in care. We’ve all been there --- in line at the grocery store and witnessing a young child throwing what appears to be a tan...

Seamus O’Regan on mental health

The statistics speak for themselves; according to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, each year one in five Canadians struggle with mental health or addiction issues, and young people aged 15-24 are mor...

Who loses their children?

Written by a former child in care. This April will be the nine-year anniversary of when I came into care. It’s not exactly a month associated with the melting of snow and the approaching warmth of summer, bu...