Foster children need support after age 19: report

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A recent report concludes children require support after they age out of care.

The B.C. government should support foster children into their early adult years rather than showing them the door once they turn 19, a new report says. Representative for Children and Youth Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond said youth in care experience a range of problems if they lose all supports once they become adults.

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Source: Times Colonist

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