Youth Voice

This section is a dedicated forum for Youth Voice whether through videos, stories, poems, art, etc.

Have your say in changing the child welfare system!

Click here to read a letter from the Executive Director. The Ontario government has launched a survey to obtain a range of perspectives and insights from youth, former youth, parents, family members, caregivers, and workers who have been involved with the child welfare system and residential services. It will be available until September 30, 2019 and can be accessed by clicking on the following link: MCCSS Survey.


Videos are available for organizations to use free of charge.  To view a copy of the “Listen to Me” video in its entirety, please contact Gissele at

“A Poem”

A poem by JH about her experiences being apprehended and placed in care

“8 Things”

A clip about what youth told us they wanted workers to know

“Support Us”

Youth share with us the things that matter most to help make their experiences better

“Bullying Video”

Dakota shares her experiences being bullied in the school system

“LGBTQ2+ Video”

Nick shares his experiences coming out