Tag Archives: Ministry of Children and Family Development

‘He’s in survival mode’: Child forced to leave foster parents who’d raised him since birth

Foster parents say the wellbeing of a nine-year-old B.C. boy is in jeopardy after he was taken from the foster home where he was raised and sent back to his birthmother.

Longtime foster parent says B.C. only pays pennies to care providers

Marie has been a foster mom for almost two decades, housing 118 children in total, but says she only makes pennies per hour for the work.

Caregivers for B.C. children need better vetting, says convict who worked as one

A man who says he was a former caregiver hired by an agency contracted out by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) to care for some of B.C.’s most vulnerable children says the vetting process for caregivers is insufficient.