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SAFE FOR TODAY: Barriers to Long-Term Success for Youth in Care with Complex Needs (Special Report)

SAFE FOR TODAY: Barriers to Long-Term Success for Youth in Care with Complex Needs (Special Report)

Subject:  Children’s Advocate says CFS must think beyond short-term crisis to meet needs of vulnerable youth, urges top-level government response in new report out today

WINNIPEG- The Manitoba child welfare system is not meeting the needs of youth in care who have complex needs, concludes Safe For Today, a report released this morning by the Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA). The detailed report is a follow-up to the OCA’s 2012 study that also examined youth in care with complex needs and the ability of the Manitoba child welfare system to provide support and services for this highly vulnerable in-care population.

Press Release: Highlights, themes, and overview of recommendations from the full report

FULL REPORT: SAFE FOR TODAY (PDF, 1.5MB)

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