Aboriginal people



Links

Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC
Information and publications about the issues that are important to Aboriginal people, including family law, child protection, Gladue rights, First Nations Court, Indian Residential Schools Settlement, and harvesting rights (fishing, hunting, and gathering).

Delegated Aboriginal Agencies
Information about the Ministry of Children and Family Development's programs and services for Aboriginal children, youth, and families.

BC Representative for Child and Youth
Information about the supports available for children, youth, and families dealing with the child-serving system and the Ministry of Children and Family Development.

Keeping Kids Safe from Abuse in BC
Information on the Ministry of Children and Family Development's website about the child protection system. Includes information about collaborative planning and decision-making in child welfare.

Child Protection Mediation Program (Attorney General ministry)
Provides information about child protection mediation and links to other useful resources.

Clicklaw
Website aimed at enhancing access to justice in BC links to legal information and education designed for the public from 24 contributor organizations, as well as selected others.

First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada
Provides information and resources for Aboriginal children, youth, and families.

Mediate BC
Will find mediators to help in child protection matters. This website has the BC roster of private mediators and information about child protection mediation.

Métis Family Services
Information and resources to support caregivers who foster Métis and Aboriginal children in care.

MyLawBC
Question and answer pathways (on separation and divorce, making a will or personal plan, foreclosure, and family violence) that lead to an action plan. Plus an online negotiation platform for couples to work together on their separation plan/agreement. Publications about the law.

Native Courtworker and Counselling Association of BC — Family and youth services
Information on native courtworker family/youth advocates help Aboriginal families as they go through the family court process.

Surrounded by Cedar Child and Family Services
Information and resources about child protection, foster care, and family preservation.

Vancouver Aboriginal Child and Family Services Society
Information about child protection, foster care, and family preservation.