Manitoba - Statistics

Manitoba: Children and youth in out-of-home care in 2018

Children in care Child (0-17) population Rate per 1000*
10,328 293,240 35.2

*The rate per 1000 is calculated using the population of children covered under the age of protection in Manitoba (under 18 years old).

§ Child welfare services fall under the jurisdiction of provincial and territorial authorities, making it difficult to compile statistics at the national level. The most notable variations between provinces include mandate variation by jurisdiction with respect to the age to which children are eligible for services, differences in the length of time a child can receive out-of-home care and the definition of out-of-home care.

Title Authors Year
Changes for Children: Strengthening the Commitment to Child Welfare-- Response to the External Reviews into the Child and Family Services System

Department of Family Services and Housing

Factors that Contribute to Positive Outcomes in the Awasis Pimicikamak Cree Nation Kinship Care Program

Wright, Alexandra
Hiebert-Murphy, Diane
Mirwaldt, Janet
Muswaggon, George

Families First: A Process and Outcome Evaluation of Nurse, Home Visitor and Parent Perspectives

Ek, Noreen
Frankel, Sid

Honouring their Spirits, The Child Death Review: A Report to the Minister of Family Services & Housing Province of Manitoba

Schibler, Billie
Newton, James H.

Strengthen the Commitment: An External Review of the Child Welfare System

Hardy, Michael
Schibler, Billie
Hamilton, Irene

Strengthening our Youth: A Report on Youth Leaving Manitoba’s Child Welfare System

McEwan-Morris, Alice

Children with Disabilities Receiving Services from Child Welfare Agencies in Manitoba

Fuchs, Don
Burnside, Linda
Marchenski, Shelagh
Mudry, Andria

Review of the Operation of the Winnipeg Child & Family Services Emergency Assessment Placement Department (EAPD) Shelter System

Mirwaldt, Janet
Perron, Jill
Thomas, Susan

Self-Managed Care: Evaluating partnership, social networks and community capacity building in the provision of respite services

Wright, Alexandra
Barnby, Valerie

Transforming Child Welfare in Manitoba: Reform. Renew. Results.

Government of Manitoba