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Extended Family Program

Extended Family Program

Provides information about the extended family program. Under the program, parents who are temporarily unable to care for their children can ask to have their children placed in the care of family or friends, instead of having them go into foster care.

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Legal Aid BC
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Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC website, Aboriginal families, Aboriginal child protection, extended family program, delegated Aboriginal agencies, Ministry of Children and Family Development, grandparents & other relatives, grandparents raising grandchildren, Aboriginal parent, Legal Aid BC, dealing with government agencies