This part of our mission concerns children and teenagers who are in need of an alternate living environment, according to the Law on Protection of Youth, the criminal justice law for adolescents and the law on healthcare and social services. The direction of Youth Protection must establish and maintain resources like foster families and group homes in Puvirnituq.
Our role :
- Recruit, inform and help foster families
- Give necessary information to the foster families for them to have a better understanding of their role towards the children they take care of.
There is a full-time or part-time foster home worker in Kuujjuaraapik, Inukjuak, Puvirnituq and Salluit.