Achieving the Best for All Our Children The Hon. Ted Hughes O.C., Q.C., LL.D. (Hon), Commissioner
Circle of Care Fostering Fostering: Enhancing Supports to Foster and Kinship Care Families - June 2011 (PDF 62 KB) The province will strengthen the child welfare system by introducing enhanced supports for foster families through a two-year Foster Family and Kinship Care Strategy. Circle of Care: Fostering Fostering is a strategy to support the complex network of foster and kinship care families through several initiatives such as enhanced communications that includes plain language documents for foster parents and kinship care givers about the complexities of the child welfare system.
A Report on the Independent Review of Cathedral Valley Group Home - January 2010 (PDF 1.58 MB) In June 2008, the province commissioned an independent review of the Cathedral Valley Group Home to gather information on the full extent of the conditions that existed in the Cathedral Valley Group Home when it was active in the 1970s and 1980s and to recommend any appropriate resources for healing of its former residents. The Cathedral Valley Group Home was opened in January 1971. It was run by a private operator from whom government and other agencies purchased services.
Children's Advocate Shelter Review Report - March 2004 The Children's Advocate report reviewing the Winnipeg Child and Family Services Emergency Shelter Response System and the Department's response and action plan to address the recommendations.
First Choice (PDF 138 KB) This pamphlet provides information about the First Choice Program, a brief, confidential evaluation process designed to help families find solutions to parenting issues, including custody and access, and to provide recommendations for child-focused planning.
Grandparent and Family Access pamphlet (PDF 820KB) This pamphlet provides information about services that can help families find solutions to child access issues, the laws that apply to grandparent and other access requests, court processes that can help parties reach agreement and services to assess children's needs.
The Social Services Appeal Board How to file an appeal if you disagree with a decision concerning your application for adoption licensing, child care subsidies, child care licensing and other programs.
Journey of Support Manual A Direct Service Worker Action Guide to provide orientation, information and resources to assist the Direct Service Worker or Disability Support Worker in supporting individuals with a disability and his or her family.