Thu, Oct 03|
168 Wall St
Journey Home: Saskatoon
A guided bus tour that simulates the child/youth experience of entering, living in, aging out or finding permanency in the child welfare system.
Time & Location
Oct 03, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
168 Wall St, 168 Wall St, Saskatoon, SK S7K 1N4, Canada
About The Event
Journey Home is a bus tour that simulates what it might be like to enter, age out, and find/ not find permanency for children/youth in the child welfare system.
Policy and decision-makers, social workers, business people, students/educators, foster/adoptive parents, members of the justice system, community leaders will participate and hear directly from youth/young adults with lived experience in foster/group care and their recommendations for change within the child welfare system.
Participants also learn from the professionals working to support and dismantle barriers to a child, youth or young adults success. Barriers addressed may include: homelessness, mental health, developmental trauma, human trafficking, isolation, education, and incarceration.
The purpose of this bus tour is to educate the community about the importance and need for permanency for the children/youth in the child welfare system.
Journey Home : Saskatoon
Please dress appropriately for the day! We look forward to meeting you :)