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COVID-19 - Suggested activities for children at home

Posted in News Sidebar, COVID 19 Bulletins

The department has compiled a list of online activities and educational resources to help parents and caregivers keep children active and engaged at home.

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COVID-19 - Talking with Children and Youth

Posted in News Sidebar, COVID 19 Bulletins

Communication should reflect the diverse linguistic, literacy and cultural characteristics and needs of the children. It will be important for facility staff to monitor for discrimination and/or bullying surrounding COVID-19, in particular towards those who are being monitored for symptoms.

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Foster Parent Travel – CFS authorities, CCPs, CYSD staff - March 27, 2020

Posted in News Sidebar, COVID 19 Bulletins

The health and safety of our children in care and our foster parents is extremely important during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation continues to evolve, new guidelines for travel have been released by provincial public health officials.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Foster Care Circular - March 27, 2020

Posted in News Sidebar, COVID 19 Bulletins

The safety and wellness our foster parents is an important consideration so effective immediately, the following changes to current policy and practice requirements are in effect. Please note that these instructions will be continue to be adapted based on public health guidance.

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Manitoba Announces First Social Impact Bond

Manitoba Announces First Social Impact Bond

Posted in Media Releases, In The News, Home Page, Announcement, News Sidebar

Doula Project Aims to Strengthen Bonds Between Indigenous Mothers and Infants and Reduce the Number of Days Infants Spend in Care

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Youth Leaving State Care Need Education Support

Youth Leaving State Care Need Education Support

Posted in In The News, News Sidebar

The general public should stay informed about the well-being of young people in care and hold governments to account — to ensure that they are meeting their obligations to support young people’s well-being and educational progress.

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Province, CFS join forces, seek investment in program to reduce Indigenous kids in care

Province, CFS join forces, seek investment in program to reduce Indigenous kids in care

Posted in News & Events, In The News, Home Page, Announcement, News Sidebar

The pilot will support up to 200 at-risk expectant mothers. SFNNC will lead the project and work with the doula service provider, Wiijii’idiwag Ikwewag, to identify expectant mothers who may not have the resources to effectively parent their babies.

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Southern Network 15th Annual General Meeting – October 4, 2018

Southern Network 15th Annual General Meeting – October 4, 2018

Posted in News & Events, Home Page, Announcement, News Sidebar

Southern First Nations Network of Care is pleased to invite you to our 15th Annual General Meeting.

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CBC News: We're separating babies from their teenage mothers in care, perpetuating a never-ending cycle

CBC News: We're separating babies from their teenage mothers in care, perpetuating a never-ending cycle

Posted in In The News, News Sidebar

Teens who give birth in care are 11 times more likely to have their babies taken by child protection services

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CBC News: B.C. court rules against MCFD, permits Indigenous mother and child to return home with supports

CBC News: B.C. court rules against MCFD, permits Indigenous mother and child to return home with supports

Posted in In The News, News Sidebar

A provincial court judge has overturned a Ministry of Child and Family Development sanctioned apprehension and ordered an Indigenous mother to be reunited with her baby.

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