Child protection/removal


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).

Child Protection Mediation Program (Ministry of Children and Family Development)
Provides information about child protection mediation and links to other useful resources.

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.

Extended Family Program
Describes the Extended Family Program, which replaced the Child in the Home of a Relative benefits program offered by the Ministry of Housing and Social Development. Offers services and financial supports to help improve outcomes for children and youth.

Legal Services Society (LSS or Legal Aid BC)
Publications about legal topics, information about how to apply for legal aid, information for lawyers who provide legal aid, and more.

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.

Protecting Children (Ministry of Children and Family Development)
A government website that sets out what everyone can do about child abuse. Includes Reporting Child Abuse in BC, Keeping Kids Safe from Abuse in BC, Your Role as a Relative, and more.

Representative for Children and Youth
Information for children, youth, and families who need help dealing with the child welfare system.