Children and Youth in Out-of-Home Care in the Canadian Provinces

Information Sheet
CWRP produced material
Canadian CW research

Jones, Allison
Sinha, Vandna
Trocmé, Nico


CWRP Information Sheet #167E. Montreal, QC: Centre for Research on Children and Families, McGill University.


This information sheet estimates the number of children in care in Canada. It updates the 1992-2007 national estimates producted by Mulcahy and Trocmé (2010), combining their estimates with data, for 2008 to 2013, compiled from provincial child welfare systems. 

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