News & Events

Tue, 12/03/2019

We heard you!

AgedOut.com has received several emails and comments from you about your frustration with this program. Please do not give up!  This is a great program and worth up to $1,000 for young adults with care experience aged 19 to 26.  Already 400 BC young adults have applied and...

Tue, 10/15/2019

The Youth Futures Education Fund (YFEF) is available to all young people on tuition waivers at all 25 post-secondary education institutions in BC. We are excited to have the contact information for your post-secondary here. We strongly...

Tue, 09/24/2019

The Youth Futures Education Fund (YFEF) provides additional financial support for young people from care who are on tuition waivers in BC.  YFEF is working with the construction industry and wants to understand if there is interest from youth and young adults from care to work in construction...

Tue, 05/21/2019

Introducing the TELUS’ Mobility for Good (M4G) Program

Are you a young person who is between the ages of 19 and 26?

Were you in the care of the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) or a Delegated Aboriginal Agency (DAA) or on a Youth Agreement (YAG) and aged out at...

Wed, 03/20/2019

Ever had trouble with BC Hydro bills? Check out their new crisis grant! Available until 2021, it provides financial support to BC Hydro clients of any age who experience temporary financial crisis. Click here to see the full info...

Wed, 03/20/2019

Ever wonder what Friendship centres do or offer? Want more opportunities to connect to indigenous culture? Click here for our new info page on Friendship centres in BC!

 

Wed, 01/16/2019

Prepare to Reconnect 

Meet our characters Avery, Chris, Janie and Terry as they go on a Canoe journey and explore what it means to reconnect. Throughout their journey they discuss the pros and cons of reconnection to family, extended family and culture while in care and...

Mon, 12/03/2018

The Public Guardian and Trustee (PGT) protects the legal and financial interests of clients such as children and youth who are in the continuing care of the province, have no legal guardian or are undergoing adoption. As your property guardian, the PGT’s job is to investigate potential legal...

Mon, 09/10/2018

The Federation of BC Youth in Care Networks is excited to announce the relaunch of the Take the Wheel Bursary Program. Take the Wheel will support youth in and from care in helping to remove barriers that prevent them from obtaining their license in BC. Take the Wheel consists of the Driver...

Mon, 06/11/2018

Effective July 2018, the Provincial Tuition Waiver program will support former young people in and from government care who want to get into construction trades programs delivered through a foundation program or apprenticeship training by a union trainer.

The 10 union trainers...

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