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...
October 10, 2017
In July 2016, the OCYA released its Special Report: “Voices for Change: Aboriginal Child Welfare in Alberta”. The report examines the continued over-representation of Indigenous children and families in the child intervention system. The report acknowledges that there has been an overall...
October 1, 2013
The report makes five recommendations for Human Services about the delivery of services for youth who are leaving Government care. The ministry acknowledges the intent of the Advocate’s recommendations. The report suggests that previous responses from government to address issues for youth in...