Project

Modernizing the Child, Family and Community Service Act Project

Project Status: Completed
Project Contact: Kevin Zakreski
Telephone Number: 604-827-5336
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Overview

The Modernizing the Child, Family and Community Service Act Project has two dimensions: (1) a focused review of the Child, Family and Community Service Act to identify outdated provisions and operational incompatibilities and gaps within the statute itself and with legislation that intersects with this act; (2) comparative legal research into legislative models that support policy and practice related to youth aging into the community.

Keywords: child protection, child welfare, abuse & family violence, family law, Child, Family and Community Service Act, youth aging into the community 

Consultation

BCLI saught public comment on its proposals to government to reform the Child, Family and Community Service Act. The consultation ran from October 14, 2020 until January 15, 2021.

Funder

The Modernizing the Child, Family and Community Service Act Project was made possible by funding from the Law Foundation of British Columbia. 

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Reports

92. Report on Modernizing the Child, Family and Community Service Act

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Consultative Documents

Consultation Paper on Modernizing the Child, Family and Community Service Act

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Response Booklet – Consultation Paper on Modernizing the Child, Family and Community Service Act

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Study Papers

Study Paper on Youth Aging into the Community

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Backgrounders

Backgrounder no. 7 – Quick Facts about the Modernizing the Child, Family and Community Service Act Project

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Backgrounder no. 6 – Summary of Study Paper on Youth Aging into the Community

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Backgrounder no. 5 – Legislative Fact Sheet – Report on Modernizing the Child, Family and Community Service Act

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Backgrounder no. 4 – Summary of Report on Modernizing the Child, Family and Community Service Act

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Backgrounder no. 3 – Consultation Paper on Modernizing the Child, Family and Community Service Act

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Backgrounder no. 2 – Members of the Child Protection Project Committee

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Backgrounder no.1 – Introduction to the Modernizing the Child, Family and Community Service Act Project

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Media Releases

New BCLI publications call for reforms to the child protection framework and review of legislation on youth aging into the community

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Media Release no.1 – Have your say on proposals to reform the Child, Family and Community Service Act

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