foster care

A Foster Home is a private home approved by child welfare services for the placement of children, and includes kinship care. Group and residential care are excluded.

Title Authors Year of Publication
Information Sheet
Children in Out-of-Home Care in Canada in 2019

Saint-Girons, Marie
Trocmé, Nico
Esposito, Tonino
Fallon, Barbara 

Information Sheet
Characteristics of Placements in Out of Home Care During the Investigation in Ontario in 2018

Risidore, Jordan
Edwards, Travonne
King, Bryn

Report
Investigation Report: Johnson Children’s Services Inc. (Thunder Bay)

Ontario Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

Report
Investigation Report: “Alex”

Ontario Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth

Report
Broken Promises: Alex’s Story

Representative for Children and Youth

Journal article
Effects of the ABC intervention on foster children's receptive vocabulary: Follow-up results from a randomized clinical trial

Bernard, Kristin M.
Lee, Amy H.
Dozier, Mary K.

Journal article
Out-of-home placement and regional variations in poverty and health and social services spending: A multilevel analysis

Esposito, Tonino
Chabot, Martin
Rothwell, David W.
Trocmé, Nico
Delaye, Ashleigh

Journal article
Placement stability, cumulative time in care, and permanency: Using administrative data from CPS to track placement trajectories

Hélie, Sonia
Poirier, Marie-Andrée
Esposito, Tonino
Turcotte, Daniel

Journal article
Psychopharmacotherapy in children placed in group homes and residential centres in Canada: Psychopathological portrait of children receiving psychotropic medications and educators' perception of treatment

Desjardins, Julie
Lafortune, Denis
Cyr, Francine

Report
Speaking Out: A Special Report on LGBTQ2S+ Young People in the Child Welfare and Youth Justice Systems

Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Alberta