PROVINCIAL REPORT

FOSTER PARENTS SOCIETY OF ONTARIO PROVINCIAL REPORT SEPTEMBER 2015   The Foster Parents Society of Ontario (FPSO) is equally focused on Education, Advocacy and Lobbying. We seek to ensure our member Foster Parent Association’s leadership is supported with all the information and backing they need to effectively operate at the local level. We also rely on our local level leadership […]

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Letter to the Child Welfare Minister

September 27 2014 Honorable Tracy McCharles, Minister of Child and Youth Services Ministry of Child and Youth Services 14th Floor 56 Wellesley Street West Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S3   Dear: Minister McCharles The Foster Parents Society of Ontario (FPSO) has been the dedicated voice of the foster parents of Ontario for over twenty-Four (24) years; originally incorporated as the Foster […]

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FOSTER PARENT BILL OF RIGHTS – Draft 2013

Foster Parents Society Of Ontario  (FPSO provincial Initiative)  Foster Parent Bill of Rights  Draft 2013 Foundational Statements: For the purposes of this document “Foster Families” will be defined as by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services.  “foster care” means the provision of residential care to a child, by and in the home of a person who, (a) receives compensation for […]

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Survey – Children and Youth in the Child Welfare System

The Ministry of Children and Youth Services is developing a resource guide to help caregivers and staff in the child welfare system meet the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, 2-spirited and queer (LGBT2SQ) children and youth. The guide responds to recommendations of the Youth Leaving Care Working Group’s report, “Blueprint for Fundamental Change to Ontario’s Child Welfare System”. […]

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