Youth protection

Intensive Support & Resource worker Nick Bello, (left), Pat Giasson (team leader Youth Probation - MCFD); Jaylene Thompson; Trevin Charlie, Shayla Malloway-Seward, and Envy Malloway-Seward.

Mentorship program for Stó:lō youth comes of age after a decade

‘Indigenous grad rates in Chilliwack went from 55% to 79%’ due to programs like Mémiyelhtel

 

The Saran family is hosting its annual bottle drive on Saturday. Last year, they raised almost $6,000 for Canucks Autism Network (CAN). (Langey Advance Times files)

Murayville family collecting bottles to support youth with autism

This will be the Sarans fourth annual fundraising event for CAN

 

Cowichan Bulldogs and Saanich Wolverines clash in Vancouver Island peewee football semifinal at Duncan’s McAdam Park. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

B.C.-backed study finds smaller head impacts can accumulate over youth football season

15 American male youth football players monitored using neuro-technology developed in Surrey

 

Victoria residents take a brief moment to examine the flowers, stuffed animals and photos left in remembrance of 17-year-old Olivia Mahaney, who died of overdose at the corner of Wharf and Yates streets. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

‘She didn’t deserve this’: Teen’s death a reminder of overdose crisis facing B.C. youth

Problem compounded by COVID, leaving youth struggling with boredom and restricted access to services

Victoria residents take a brief moment to examine the flowers, stuffed animals and photos left in remembrance of 17-year-old Olivia Mahaney, who died of overdose at the corner of Wharf and Yates streets. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Phone screen in hand. (Pixabay)

Government-funded iPhones to connect B.C.’s youth in care to services, technology

Nearly 4,000 iPhones will be issued over the next two months to youth aged 13 or older

Phone screen in hand. (Pixabay)
Sourav Arora is campaigning to help vulvernable youth. (Special to The Star)

Grant winner calls on Aldergrove residents to help vulnerable youth in the community

Sourav Arora recently donated dozens of backpacks with clothing and essential items

Sourav Arora is campaigning to help vulvernable youth. (Special to The Star)
B.C. Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth (Black Press files)

B.C. watchdog says mentally ill children and youth retraumatized in hospital

The number of children held under the Mental Health Act has increased an alarming 162 per cent in past decade

B.C. Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth (Black Press files)
Encompass already operates the Langley Youth Hub on 203rd Street, but will now also run a new Foundry service site for youth that will focus on mental and physical health needs. (Langley Advance Times files)

Foundry to bring mental health support to Langley teens

The centre is one of eight announced for B.C.

Encompass already operates the Langley Youth Hub on 203rd Street, but will now also run a new Foundry service site for youth that will focus on mental and physical health needs. (Langley Advance Times files)
Almost 100 witnesses spoke to police in Carson Crimeni investigation: RCMP

Almost 100 witnesses spoke to police in Carson Crimeni investigation: RCMP

Officers are still investigating the death of the 14-year-old Langley boy

Almost 100 witnesses spoke to police in Carson Crimeni investigation: RCMP
Remote controlled RCMP cruiser sparks community engagement in Langley

Remote controlled RCMP cruiser sparks community engagement in Langley

Police are using the toy as an outreach tool this summer

Remote controlled RCMP cruiser sparks community engagement in Langley
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