National Youth In Care Network

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Contact Information
Office Phone Toll free 1-800-790-7074
Primary Executive Mike McGuire, President
Address & Map
223 Main St
Ottawa, ON K1S 1C4
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Mailing Address PO Box 96 
Ottawa, ON K1S 1C4
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Run by and for young people who have been, or who are currently in, the Child Welfare System.  
Services include: assistance in the development of local support groups * public education on related issues * research and reports on the special needs of these youths * education * monthly e-networker * online newsletters * presentations at conferences and symposia * involvement in social change with the youth and alumni of care movement
Hours There are no office hours
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Ages: 14 year(s) and up 
Youth and alumni 14 years and older, who are or were in care of the Child Welfare Authorities, and who have lived in foster homes, groups homes, institutions, treatment centres, etc. * voting membership is 14-24 years old
Application Call, e-mail or visit website for more information
Languages English ; French
Fees Membership - Alumni members over age 24 are welcome to purchase a $20 membership but fees will be waived if requested; individual supporting membership is $60 per year; organizational membership is $300 per year (2019) ; None
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Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1985
Funding Grants ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 128029071 RR0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Date Updated 15 Oct 2019
Service Categories Adoption and Foster/Kinship Care Support Groups ~ Foster Children ; Children's Rights Groups ~ Foster Children ; Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education ~ Adoption/Foster Care Issues

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