May 1, 2018
On November 20, 2017, the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) released Speaking Out: A Special Report on LGBTQ2S+ Young People in the Child Welfare and Youth Justice Systems. The report focuses on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and two-spirited (LGBTQ2S+) young people served...
April 1, 2018
In 2015, a 17-year-old youth living in a community-based open custody group home died by suicide. At the time of his death, Donovan was receiving child intervention services under. a custody agreement with youth. The OCYA’s report makes two recommendations regarding staff awareness and use of the...