**Our hearts are with our many donors, the families, and the communities in the wildfire areas of BC. Already a rough spring due to the many floods and mudslides, thousands of residents in rural areas, First Nations, towns, and cities are now facing new dangers. All of us - staff, caregivers, and children - send our hopes for the safety and well-being of everyone affected by this emergency, and the weeks and months of rebuilding which will follow.**

Our Focus as a Charity

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 over
children who do not live with their biological parents

children are in foster care in our

children are in the home of a
relative or in kinship care

children are on youth agreements in

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

  • In British Columbia
    of children in care
    are Aboriginal

  • However, only
    of the general child
    population is Aboriginal

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

  • More than 1 in 3 or
    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...)

Parent Driven Autism Services for Metro Vancouver & Surrey

Capital Campaign to Build Transition to Adulthood Suites for At-Risk Youth

SOS Children's Village Thrift Store Foundation

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May 19, 2017 by Douglas Dunn:
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The theme for this week, Disruption! A word that I heard frequently during my tenure as a COO in two hi-tech start-ups. More in a moment about why this word for our theme.

Kistie and I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the EUNA (Europe North America) Program Conference in Berlin last week. It is a gathering of SOS child development program leaders representing 36 national SOS organizations, and I’m not sure how many individual SOS Villages. In addition to a heady agenda of topics such as “Training professionals working with children in alternative care on child rights: challenges and promising...


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