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
Maltreatment-related Investigations Involving Primary Caregivers with a History of Being in Foster Care and/or Group Home Care in Ontario in 2008

Brady, Eavan
Lefebvre, Rachael
Van Wert, Melissa
Fallon, Barbara

2014 Information sheet
Preventing rapid repeat pregnancy and promoting positive parenting among young mothers in foster care

Finigan-Carr, Nadine M.
Murray, Kantahyanee W.
O'Connor, Julia M.
Rushovich, Berenice R.
Dixon, Desyree A.
Barth, Richard P.

2014 Journal article
Advancing Best Practice: A Review of Full Time Attendance Programs for Youth in British Columbia

Barnett, Paul
Howell, Stephen

2014 Report
B.C. Adoption Update: November 2014

British Columbia Representative for Children and Youth

2014 Report
Lost in the System: Jake's Story

Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth

2014 Report
Two Tragedies: Holding Systems Accountable

Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth

2014 Report
Annual Report for 2013-14

Saskatchewan Ministry of Social Services

2014 Report
Saskatchewan Child Abuse Protocol 2014

Government of Saskatchewan

2014 Report
Family reunification for placed children in Quebec: A longitudinal study

Esposito, Tonino
Trocmé, Nico
Chabot, Martin
Collin-Vézina, Delphine
Shlonsky, Aron
Sinha, Vandna

2014 Journal article
Where Do We Go from Here? Youth Aging Out of Care Special Report

Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (Alberta)

2013 Report