Out-of-Home Care

This section contains information related to children and youth who are in the placed in out-of-home care under the legal custody/guardianship of the Director. Out-of-home care includes voluntary care agreements and placements in residential, foster, and community or kinship care.


Title Authors Year Type of Publication
Children and Youth in Out-of-Home Care in the Canadian Provinces

Jones, Allison
Sinha, Vandna
Trocmé, Nico

2015 Information sheet
Child resilience in out-of-home care: Child welfare worker perspectives

Bell, Tessa
Romano, Elisa

2015 Journal article
The relationship between caseworker assessments of clients’ social networks and child welfare placement outcomes

Brisebois, Kimberly
Trzcinski, Eileen
Marsack, Christina

2015 Journal article
Roles of foster parent resource workers

Brown, Jason D.
Rodgers, Julie
Anderson, Landy

2015 Journal article
Exploring alternate specifications to explain agency-level effects in placement decisions regarding Aboriginal children: Further analysis of the Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect Part C

Fallon, Barbara
Chabot, Martin
Fluke, John
Blackstock, Cindy
Sinha, Vandna
Allan, Kate
MacLaurin, Bruce

2015 Journal article
B.C. Adoption Update: April 2015

British Columbia Representative for Children and Youth

2015 Report
A Report and Next Steps for Action from A Forum for Change: Reconciliation for Today’s First Nations, Métis & Aboriginal Children Through Custom Adoption and Lifelong Family and Tribal Connections

British Columbia Representative for Children and Youth

2015 Report
No Time for Mark: The Gap Between Policy and Practice

Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth

2015 Report
Annual Report for 2014-15

Saskatchewan Ministry of Social Services

2015 Report
A Long Road Home: An Account of the First Ever New Brunswick Youth In Care Hearings

New Brunswick Youth In Care Network
Cormier, Mathieu (Ed.) 

2014 Report