October 1, 2018
Vancouver Foundation launched Fostering Change in 2013 with the goal of addressing homelessness by providing opportunities and support for youth transitioning out of foster care. Over the next five years, Fostering Change grew and evolved into something bigger and better than what we could’ve...
December 1, 2014
You may have seen the picture or read the story: homeless youth from foster care, huddled in a needle-strewn alley, dirty and helpless. Youth in foster care have seen it – often. And it’s this damaging “foster-care porn” that they want off the table. Stories and images have the power to either...
October 29, 2013
Youth aging out of government care find support as they transition to adulthood, and independence Robert Davidson, 19, has been fending for himself ever since he can remember. The youngest of three brothers, the Surrey youth was initially raised by a single mother. A health care worker at Vancouver...