Children in Out-of-Home Care in Canada in 2019

Information Sheet
CWRP produced material

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


CWRP Information Sheet #211E. Montreal, QC: Canadian Child Welfare Research Portal


This information sheet reports on point-in-time counts for children in out-of-home care. It focuses specifically on the number of children in out-of home care across Canadian jurisdictions in 2019 in order to provide a more in-depth exploration of province-level differences in rates of children in care and reporting methods, whilst updating previous estimates.