News/Media

  • Youth on verge of aging out of care await decision

    April 8, 2020

    SHE'D been preparing to start her adult life, on her own for the first time, with plans to get a job and enroll in post-secondary school.

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  • Manitoba Metis CFS Issues Directive to its agencies to continue support to youth

    April 3, 2020

    Manitoba's Metis CFS agencies will support youth who are aging out of our Metis Child Welfare System

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  • $1.9 Million Pilot Project for At-Risk Families

    October 17, 2019

    The Manitoba government has announced $1.9 million towards a new pilot project that will provide mental health and addictions services to families who are at risk of child apprehension.

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  • Project to provide mental health, addictions help to Manitoba Métis families at risk of child apprehension

    October 17, 2019

    $1.9M partnership between province, Metis CFS will run for 3 years in Winnipeg, Dauphin

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  • Province announces pilot project that will give families at risk of child apprehension a new start

    October 17, 2019

    $1.9-Million Investment Will Provide Mental Health, Addictions Services to Families at Risk of Child Apprehension: Stefanson

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  • Michif Child and Family Services Agency Moves to an Expanded, New Location in Portage La Prairie

    May 25, 2019

    The Métis and Portage La Prairie communities gathered Friday, May 24th to officially welcome the Michif Child and Family Services Agency's (Michif Agency) new, larger location at 27 Royal Road South in Portage la Prairie.

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  • Agency Receives Grant to Help Youth Transitioning Out Of Child Welfare Care Access Mental Health and Addictions Resources

    May 9, 2019

    The Metis Child and Family Services Authority is especially pleased to announce during Mental Health Week in Canada that our Metis Child, Family and Community Services Agency is receiving a grant of $46,800 from Children's Aid Foundation of Canada that will be used for a Youth in Transition Mental Health Project that will take place over the next two years.

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  • Métis children to be included under proposed Manitoba law to keep Indigenous kids in care in their communities

    March 19, 2019

    The Manitoba Metis Federation is commending the province on new legislation that would see Indigenous and Métis communities play a role in caring for kids in the child welfare system.

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  • 'Suicide is not an escape': Manitoba musician uses song to assist teens with mental health struggles

    May 18, 2017

    Robb Nash's arm is covered with 120 tattoos - signatures from suicide notes ripped up at his concerts

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  • Manitoba Metis CFS L.I.F.E. Program Attracting National Attention For Its Innovative Approach To Keeping Families Together

    November 10, 2016

    We hear much in our news these days about Canada's broken Child Family Services system. Canada has some of the highest rates of children in care in the world. On any given day, there are more than 10,000 Manitoba children in care.

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  • Child advocates talk reform, following report on sexualized violence in care

    October 7, 2016

    This week, calls to overhaul Canada's foster program re-emerged after a report revealed at least 233 cases of sexualized violence against young people under government care in British Columbia were reported since 2011.

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