Youth Resources in Canada

Learn about the resources available across Canada for youth and young adults in and from the child welfare system.

National Resources

The ACC is a national charitable organization serving adopted persons, adoptive families, and birth families, focused on the need to raise awareness about the approximately 30,000 children and youth in the child welfare system across Canada who need permanent families. 

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QC

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PEI

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NB

A Way Home Canada

A Way Home is a national coalition. We are dedicated to preventing, reducing and ending youth homelessness in Canada

https://www.facebook.com/awayhomecoalition/

Youth In Care Canada

Youth in Care Canada exists to voice the opinions and concerns of youth in and from care. Our vision is that all young people in and from care across Canada receive standardized, high quality care that meets their diverse needs.

https://www.facebook.com/youthincarecanada/

Toll-free: 1-800-790-7074

Tel: (613) 327-4317

email: info@youthincare.ca

Childrens aid foundation of Canada

Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada is dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth in the child welfare system. Stand Up for Kids is Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada’s national campaign for child welfare to change the futures of our country's most at-risk kids, those who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing abuse and neglect. #standupforkidscanada
https://www.facebook.com/cafdn

Child Welfare League of Canada

CWLC aspires for all children to thrive, to know that they are loved, and to have a sense of belonging.

Click any point on the map above for more information about specific resources that can be accessed in your region. Youth Resources have been curated for regions in which we currently have Youth Speak Out teams, and all other regions will be added shortly.

KIDS HELP PHONE

Need help now? You can reach a professional counselor at Kids Help Phone 24/7 by calling
1-800-668-6868 or Text CONNECT to 686868 to chat with a volunteer Crisis Responder 24/7. 

Child Welfare Political Action Committee Canada

The Child Welfare PAC advocates for a progressive child welfare system by providing real-life expertise, informed research, and effective advocacy so that all youth can realize their success.

https://www.facebook.com/ChildWelfarePAC/


 

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