FCRR submitted the following document to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services today.
“Our organization was formed to advocate for children who would otherwise be in the BC provincial foster care system if they had not been taken into the care of their grandparent or other kinship relatives. Our membership is made up of kinship caregivers.
“Many of the children being raised by relatives have suffered trauma from their abandonment by their biological parents, being moved to foster care and often have complex physical and emotional problems. Recent research found that…”