TELUS – Mobility for Good

For youth leaving foster care and low-income seniors, a phone can be a lifeline, helping them stay in touch with loved ones, maintain vital support networks and build new lives. Mobility for Good® supports these vulnerable community members with subsidized smartphones and plans, giving them a better chance to thrive.

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Threshold Housing Society

We open doors for youth and prevent adult homelessness. We serve at-risk youth experiencing homelessness, aging out of care, or fleeing violence in the home. Young adults who need a place to call home and people who believe in them. We offer safe housing, community and support to help youth make healthy choices and shift toward a brighter future.

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Federation of B.C. Youth in Care Networks

Our programs are open to all youth in and from care in BC between the ages of 14 and 24 and our goal is to make sure that all young people are connected with opportunities to express their unique voice and reach their full potential. Find the resources and supports you need by checking out our different services below.

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Youth Opportunities Unlimited

The Children’s Aid Society (CAS) of London Middlesex has identified an urgent need for housing for youth over the age of 16 aging out of care. Through partnership with CAS, YOU is able to offer supportive, transitional housing to these youth.

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(2018) BC Coroners Service Death Review Panel: Review of MCFD-Involved Youth Transitioning to Independence

Report to the Chief Coroner of British Columbia (Canada): On December 7, 2017, the British Columbia Coroners Service (BCCS) held a death review panel regarding persons who died while transitioning from youth to adulthood and who had extensive Ministry1 or support service involvement. In the six-year period reviewed, 200 young people died. The review of the circumstances that resulted in…

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(2018) Relationships Matter for Youth ‘Aging Out’ of Care

By focusing on pathways to long-term supportive relationships for youth ‘aging out’ of care, this research project contributes to the existing work by adding a social support element to the findings. The report calls to the attention of the BC government the urgent need to pursue permanency for youth in care who are unable to return to their biological families.

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Aunt Leah’s Place

Aunt Leah’s Place helps prevent children in foster care from becoming homeless and mothers in need from losing custody of their children. To support them on their journey to self-sufficiency, we provide supported housing, job training, and coaching on essential life skills.

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