Office of the Child and Youth Advocate

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We are Proud to be a Safe Space!
Gender and sexual diverse children and youth are welcome and supported – their families, friends and allies are too!
We believe in human rights! Individuals should feel free to express themselves without fear of judgment or criticism, and have their concerns addressed and needs supported by our employees, policies, procedures, and facilities.
Special Report on LGBTQ2S+ Youth
We are preparing a Special Report on LGBTQ2S+ Youth in the Child Welfare and Youth Justice Systems. LGBTQ2S+ stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Two-Spirited. Thank you to the young people and stakeholders that took the time to complete our surveys. Learn more!