Newfoundland and Labrador

In Newfoundland and Labrador, the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services (CYFS) is responsible for providing protection services for children under the age of 16 years as well as voluntary residential and supportive services for youth aged 16 – 18 years in need of protection under the mandate of the Children and Youth Care and Protection Act (2011).  Service provision to children and youth in need of protection is also guided by the Protection and In Care Policy and Procedure Manual (Department of Child, Youth and Family Services, 2011). The Adoption Act (2013) and the Adoptions Policy and Procedures Manual (2014) guide adoption practices for children in the province. CYFS is comprised of four regions across the province, with 56 regional service delivery offices located throughout the regions. For more information, please see the information sheet on Newfoundland and Labrador's child welfare system.

Title Authors Year of Publication
Report
Seen But Not Heard

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Newfoundland and Labrador

Report
A Long Wait for Change: Independent Review of Child Protection Services to Inuit Children in Newfoundland and Labrador

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Newfoundland and Labrador

Report
The case for culturally responsive services

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Newfoundland and Labrador

Report
The case for specialized health care representatives to recognize and prevent child sexual abuse

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Newfoundland and Labrado

Report
A stolen life

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Newfoundland and Labrador

Report
Innu Prevention Approach: Presented to the Innu Round Table Secretariat
Child Welfare League of Canada
Report
Not there yet: Status report on recommendations

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Newfoundland and Labrador

Report
Provincial/Territorial Protocol On Children, Youth and Families Moving Between Provinces and Territories

Government of British Columbia
Government of Alberta
Government of Manitoba
Government of Saskatchewan
Government of New Brunswick
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Government of Nova Scotia
Government of Prince Edward Island
Government of Northwest Territories
Government of Nunavut
Government of Yukon
Government of Ontario

Report
A tragedy waiting to happen

The Office of the Child and Youth Advocate Newfoundland and Labrador

Report
Annual Report 2013-2014

The Department of Child, Youth and Family Services, Newfoundland and Labrador