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This guide is intended as a supplementary resource for caregivers and child welfare practitioners. It is not an authority on health or medical information and cannot replace advice from a medical professional, nor is it meant to be representative of all perspectives. Users are encouraged to think critically when reviewing publications and other materials.
This guide is intended to highlight various community and government supports available to young people exiting the child welfare system. This guide includes a section that highlights youth voices, as well as information on physical and mental health, finances, housing, employment, relationships, legal support, government resources, and healthy relationships. This guide is meant to complement existing resources intended for youth exiting care, including Fostering Community from the Children's Aid Foundation of Canada.