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Options for Parents and Families

Collaborative Planning and Decision-Making in Child Welfare

By British Columbia Ministry of Children and Family Development

Summary

An article prepared by the Ministry of Family and Children Development with suggestions and ideas of the different ways that a parent can be involved in planning when a child welfare worker has concerns about their child's safety.

The BC Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) provides Autism Funding to British Columbia families who have a child or youth with an eligible ASD diagnosis. Families can access to $22,000/year for children under age 6 and families can access $6,000/year for children aged 6-18. Children and youth with ASD and other developmental disabilities may also be eligible for other services and supports through MCFD, such as early intervention therapies, school-aged therapies, infant development, supported child development, and family support services, including respite.

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Visit www.www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/public-safety-and-emergency-services/public-safety/protecting-children/collaborative-planning-and-decision-making-in-child-welfare/optionsforparentsandfamilies_factsheet.pdf

Subject(s)

This online article is in English

Publication:

British Columbia Ministry of Children and Family Development
British Columbia, Canada

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