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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

Nov
13
Tue
2018
Voices ROx
Nov 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Voices Random Oxygen (ROx) is our alumni-initiated activity meant to get youth in and from care physically active. Let us know if you have ideas for fun, physically activities we can try!

The details for this event will be posted ASAP!

System Kidz on CKUW 95.9fm
Nov 13 @ 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.

Nov
14
Wed
2018
Girls Group
Nov 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Yup, you guessed it. Girls Group is back!!

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

Nov
15
Thu
2018
Cooking Club
Nov 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

How are your cooking skills? Let’s try recipers 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!

Nov
16
Fri
2018
Your Voice Matters
Nov 16 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Open to youth in and from care ages 12 and older, who need a safe space to share their story with others who “get it.”

Snacks and bus tokens provided.