We know what children need – love, protection, guidance, understanding – and we know what a travesty it is when they are deprived of those basic needs. 1,079 more words
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The number of children in care in Hammersmith and Fulham (“Looked After Children”) has today fallen to 186.
That is still far to high. Many – I suspect most – of those children could and should be placed in permanent loving homes. 359 more words
EDMONTON — A 14-year-old girl who was receiving intervention services from the province has died.
According to Alberta Human Services, the girl died on Dec. 19. 238 more words
If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ll know that I’m in care (although, classed as a care leaver now). I’ve been fortunate enough that I’ve only been moved to 3 different placements in the 4 and a half years of me being looked after by the local authority. 397 more words
EDMONTON — Three children in government care have died in the past six weeks in Alberta, including an eight-month-old baby.
The province revealed the deaths Thursday, and vowed to make all such deaths public within four days. 328 more words
REGINA – The United Nations is marking 25 years since the convention on the rights of the child; however Saskatchewan’s child and youth advocate says there’s still work to be done, including reducing the highly disproportionate number of Aboriginal children in care. 223 more words