The Child Welfare League of Canada
, or CWLC
, is a membership based national organization dedicated to promoting the well-being and protection of vulnerable young people
. It plays a significant role in promoting best practices among those in the field of child welfare
, including child protective services
, children’s mental health
and youth justice
The Child Welfare League of Canada is a national organization with over 115 members in all provinces and territories, including representation at the federal level. Member organizations include provincial/territorial ministries of child and family services, child and family service agencies, health and social services, youth services and federal government departments. CWLC members serve over a million families and children each year.
Membership and the services of the CWLC are open and accessible to organizations and persons of all cultures, ethnic origins
and social classes
. CWLC provides services, publications and information in both official languages
The Child Welfare League of Canada is involved in working with foster families and foster care
through the Parenting Resources Information Development Education (PRIDE) program, co-hosting the Centre of Excellence for Child Welfare and assisting governments through the National Consultation Centre to develop best practice models in regard to looking after vulnerable children and youth.
Many years before the Child Welfare League of Canada (CWLC)... Read More