Our Focus

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
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...)

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Our Blog

October 23, 2015 by Douglas Dunn:
Sad Friday - Challenges

If you’re like me, you often start your day with a glance at the latest news and for many of us the news this year has been disturbing, because of headlines like these.

On her 19th birthday, Carly Fraser aged out of B.C.’s foster care system. Within 21 hours, she was dead - National Post

New child protection report finds ‘perilous’ staffing levels for social workers - Vancouver Sun

The Thin Front Line: MCFD staffing crunch leaves social workers over-burdened, B.C. children under-protected - Report from Representative for Children & Youth...


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