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Voices: Manitoba’s Youth in Care Network provides support, encouragement, and advocacy to young people in and from care in Manitoba.  We come alongside youth while they are in care, as they transition to in(ter)dependence, and as they grow into adults pursuing their goals.  We are youth-driven and youth-focused. 

We raise awareness of the challenges youth-in-care face, educating the public and working with child welfare professionals to create a better system of care in Manitoba.  Improving living  conditions for children and youth who find themselves in alternative care, such as foster homes, group homes, and independent living programs.

Our programs and activities are open to all youth in & from care 12 to 30 years old. We have a growing youth membership comprised of the many cultures and ethnicities that reside in Manitoba.

Events

Jan
18
Thu
2018
Cooking Club
Jan 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

How are your cooking skills? Let’s try recipes that work for our budgets and our bellies.  Share tips and tricks on how to make dollars stretch while making tasty meals.

Open to youth in and from care 16+.  Call Katrina at 204-982-4956 to sign up!

Jan
22
Mon
2018
Girls Group
Jan 22 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

For youth in and from care who identify as female, ages 12-24.  Join us every Monday as we try new things and talk about subjects that matter to us!

Jan
23
Tue
2018
Voices ROx: Zumba
Jan 23 @ 4:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Get your feet moving, your hips shaking, your arms waving, and your face smiling as Johnathan leads us in a Zumba work-out that will leave your feeling like you conquered the world!  Bring your water bottle.  A healthy snack provided after the workout.

 

Voices ROx (Randon Oxygen) is an alumni-initiated program to give youth in and from care an opportunity to participate in fun, challenging physical activities.  We welcome ideas of activities to try! Email info@voices.mb.ca

System Kidz on CKUW 95.9fm
Jan 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

“Bringing the issues of youth in and from care from their lives to your minds…”

Join us for our weekly radio broadcast where we discuss topics important to youth in and from care.  Featuring guests that include youth, young adults, child welfare professionals, and community leaders.  Our goal is to help the general public understand the child welfare system better, so that you will help make the system better.

Co-hosts: Dustin Rodgers and Amy Komus, and jr co-host Nilaya.

Jan
24
Wed
2018
Leadership Team
Jan 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Your Voice Matters!

At our weekly meetings, practice your leadership and facilitation skills, learn how the child welfare system works, and work together to design projects and opportunities that engage, equip, and empower youth in and from care.

Activities are geared towards youth in and from care ages 14-24.