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
Placement decisions and disparities among aboriginal children: Further analysis of the Canadian Incidence Study of Reported Child Abuse and Neglect part A: Comparisons of the 1998 and 2003 surveys

Fallon, Barbara
Chabot, Martin
Fluke, John
Blackstock, Cindy
MacLaurin, Bruce
Tonmyr, Lil

2013 Journal article
Voices of former foster youth: Supportive relationships in the transition to adulthood

Singer, Erin R.
Berzin, Stephanie C.
Hokanson, Kim

2013 Journal article
Review of Family Care Models, Wilderness Challenge, and Community Group Homes

Brodersen, Etta
Urquhart, Taryn
Pankatz, Courtney
Viljoen, Jodi

2013 Report
OIS-2008: Rates of Out-of-Home Placement in Substantiated Maltreatment Investigations

Smith, Carrie
Van Wert, Melissa
Ma, Jennifer
Fallon, Barbara

2012 Information sheet
CIS-2008 Major Findings Supplementary Tables: Out-of-Home Placement by Primary Substantiated Maltreatment and Risk

Allan, Kate
Lefebvre, Rachael
Fallon, Barbara
Trocmé, Nico

2012 Information sheet
‘Not so Easy to Navigate’ A Report on the Complex Array of Income Security Programs and Educational Planning for Children in Care in Ontario

John Stapleton
Anne Tweddle

2012 Report
My Real Life Book: Report from the Youth Leaving Care Hearings

Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

2012 Report
Effects of individual direct-instruction tutoring on foster children's academic skills: A randomized trial

Flynn, Robert J.
Marquis, Robyn A.
Paquet, Marie-Pierre
Peeke, Lisa M.
Aubry, Tim D.

2012 Journal article
Placement stability in kinship and non-kin foster care: A Canadian study

Perry, Gretchen
Daly, Martin
Kotler, Jennifer

2012 Journal article
Helping youth in care succeed: Influence of caregiver involvement on academic achievement

Cheung, Connie
Lwin, Kristen
Jenkins, Jennifer M.

2012 Journal article