Letters and Submissions

2011 Brief to MCFD Minister Mary McNeil


September 2011

This brief to Ministry of Children and Family Development Minister Mary McNeil outlines First Call’s recommendations for improved supports, services and outcomes for BC children and youth, including its 4 Keys to Success.

The recommendations include:

  • Permanency for children and youth in care
  • Prevention of vulnerability through enhanced responsiveness and early supports
  • Addressing the crisis in quality child care
  • Poverty as a risk factor for child apprehensions
  • Additional concerns and questions
  • Communication, advocacy and accountability