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We support foster children and vulnerable youth because we believe every child should belong to a family and grow with love, respect, and security. The statistics show that we as a society are failing our children. SOS BC effectively meets the needs of those vulnerable youth who are the key to our future.

In British Columbia there are close to
16,000
children who do not live with their biological parents

9,200
children are in foster care in our
province

6,300
children are in the home of a
relative or in kinship care

600
children are on youth agreements in
B.C.

In Canada there are over
67,000
children in out-of-home care (foster, treatment centres, shelters).

  • In British Columbia
    53%
    of children in care
    are Aboriginal

  • However, only
    8%
    of the general child
    population is Aboriginal

  • Of youth in care, only
    21%
    will graduate within 2 years of expected graduation date

  • More than 1 in 3 or
    35.5%
    will become involved with
    the justice system

7A child in foster care in Canada faces the following hardships on average: A child in care will move 7 homes (7 families, 7 schools, 7 neighbourhoods, 7...)

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Our Blog

August 28, 2015 by Douglas Dunn:
Happy Friday - Summer Rain

 
No introduction for this week’s Happy Friday since we have lots to cover, we’ll get back to a normal schedule and format for the next one!

Our annual Open House for community partners at the Village took place earlier this summer to beautiful weather. Aboriginal Elder Bruce Robinson started off the proceedings with a prayer and then I gave an update on all the exciting things going on at SOS Children’s Village BC.

There was lots of networking over the BBQ lunch, and the kids went crazy for the bouncy castle, the magic show, and the train from Diamond Delivery. Then our newest youth ambassador...

 
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Village Rose Club

As the most dependable, cost-efficient method of supporting our charity, we urge you to join this special group of dedicated donors. Small or large, monthly giving makes a huge difference.

Not only is it convenient for you, more of your donation goes directly to helping children. A gift of $15.00 per month is just 50 cents per day.

YOU CAN CHANGE LIVES by becoming an SOS Village Rose Club Member.

 
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