You can enter into an agreement with a company in which you reside to obtain services and assistance, subject to the following eligibility criteria, all of which are necessary: A youth contract is a legal agreement between you and the Ministry of Child and Family Development (MCFD) in case of extreme need. A thorough assessment of your circumstances will be completed by your local MCFD office, and if appropriate, we will work with your family to meet your needs. To apply for a contract, you must be between the age of 19 and 26 and, on your 19th birthday, they were in one of the following host plans: companies offer child protection services to protect them and support their families. The `pause` on AYA time ends on 30 September 2020 and the age limit (27) is back in effect. This means that from September 30, 2020, your AYA will be charged on your 48 months in total and that young people will only be able to be on an AYA until their 27th birthday. ADR is an approach to resolving disputes between you and a company. This approach, where appropriate, encourages the involvement and support of the family and extended family and your community in planning and making decisions for children and adolescents. ADR focuses on bringing the right people together to develop the best plan for you. For example, if you don`t agree with the company on the type of mediation that is best for you, ADR can bring together the right people to explore options and develop a plan.
The termination of a VYSA A VYSA is a voluntary agreement and you can terminate the agreement at any time (i.e. terminate). Voluntary Youth Service Plan (VYS Plan) Every young person with a VYSA has a VYS plan. This is a plan developed by you and the company, which describes the different supports you have. It will also document your strengths, needs and goals. It also includes the activities and roles and responsibilities assigned by you and society to build on your strengths and meet your needs and goals. Within 30 days of entering a VYSA, the partner will work with you to develop a VYS plan. If you are a First Nation, Inuk or Métis Youth, the company will inform your First Nation group or first nation, Métis or Inuit community, that the company is ready to enter into an agreement with you so that services are provided to you in a way that respects your cultural identity and helps you preserve yourself and help you stay connected to your community. heritage and traditions. If, on your 18th birthday, you have a VYSA with a company, you are eligible for the “Continuous Assistance and Support for Youth” (CCSY) program. CcSY provides financial and non-financial support to youth between the age of 18 and 21 (for example. B service by a company employee).
Talk to your company employee about the range of supports that may be available to you. If you are a child or teenager and want to talk to someone, call the Children`s Helpline at 310-1234. The OCL has lawyers across Ontario who represent children and youth in court cases. The role of ocL counsel is to independently represent the views and interests of young people. The lawyer informs young people about the process, advises on available options and advocates for youth in court and other trials, for example. B in out-of-court dispute settlement, complaint procedures on services received by a company and also provides lawyers to parents under the age of 18.