News & Events

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, 07/09/2018

Want a BBQ for youth in and from care in your community?  AgedOut.com will provide $333 to the city in BC that has the most new users (aged 17 to 24) sign up on the website!  Don't wait to sign up - contest runs July 1 to July 31. The winning city will be announced on August 7th and the monies...

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...

Thu, 11/23/2017

Effective September 2017, young people in and from government care have access to free tuition at all 25 post-secondary institutions in BC.

https://agedout.com/education/new-tuition-waivers

Fri, 09/01/2017

Young people leaving foster care now will have access to free tuition at all 25 of British Columbia’s public post-secondary institutions, Premier John Horgan announced today.

This program – previously only available at 11 public post-secondary institutions – provides tuition waivers to...

Mon, 07/24/2017

AgedOut, the Sports Branch of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, and the Ministry of Health have teamed up to support youth in and from care to be active. We invite you to complete our survey! Leave us your email or phone number and we will enter you in a draw for one of 10 gift...

Sat, 04/08/2017

Great news! A number of organizations across the province are in partnership to provide cell phones with prepaid data plans, laptops with support, and low-cost internet to youth in post-secondary programs.

1000 cell phones are being provided to youth in care, with first priority to youth...

Fri, 03/31/2017

You can now learn money skills and food skills on Aged Out!  We're excited to share two new quests with you!  

Check out Money Sense (under the Money and Income topic)  - this animated quest is a partnership with the Public...

Thu, 03/30/2017

We are excited to announce the launch of a new program that will help support youth in and from care to get their driver's license!  The Take the Wheel Program will provide two bursaries to young people who are looking to take an ICBC approved graduated licensing program course or lessons, or...

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