Extended Family Program

When circumstances prevent a child from living with their parents, the preferred option is for the child to be with someone they know. The Extended Family Program offers services and financial supports to help improve outcomes for children and youth.

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BC Ministry of Children and Family Development
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last reviewed
January 2016 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
alternatives to fostercare, kith and kin care agreement, grandparent's rights, removal of a child from the home