Office of the Child and Youth Advocate



A Long Wait for Change: Independent Review of Child Protection Services to Inuit Children in Newfoundland and Labrador (September 2019)


The Advocate for Children and Youth is an Independent Statutory office of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador. This office has the authority to represent the rights, interests and viewpoints of children and youth who are entitled to receive services and access programs provided by the government of this province.

The ACY provides advocacy services to children and youth in four main capacities:

  • Individual Advocacy
  • Systemic Advocacy
  • Education and Promotion
  • Reviews and Investigations

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Release of the national paper on youth suicide by the Canadian Council of Child and Youth Advocates #CCCYA Started with a prayer and a water ceremony, and then the live feed will begin.

Posted by Manitoba Advocate for Children & Youth on Tuesday, September 17, 2019

IMPORTANT: This media event will also be streamed live via the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ManitobaAdvocate

We are interested in receiving your drawings, paintings, pictures and even your poetry! We’ll display your submissions on our website, social media, newsletters, reports, wall of fame and other resource materials about children's rights.

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