'Not so Easy to Navigate': A Report on the Complex Array of Income Security Programs and Eductional Planning for Children in Care in Ontario

Canadian CW report

Stapleton, J. & Tweedle, A.


The Laidlaw Foundation, Toronto, 40 pages.


Young people who have been taken into state care report that the most difficult issue they faced when leaving care was the lack of emotional, financial, and educational support. This paper describes the major financial supports currently available in Ontario and proposes ways to improve the financial and educational well-being of youth once they leave care.