What is extended society care?
Also asked, what is a Crown ward in Ontario?
Foster children in Canada are known as permanent wards, (crown wards in Ontario). A ward is someone, in this case a child, placed under protection of a legal guardian and are the legal responsibility of the government.
Likewise, how does a child become a Crown ward? A Crown Ward is a child who has been through the process and the court has found that the parents are no longer able to care for the child and will likely never be and appoints them 'Crown Wardship Status'. In other countries they are referred to as Orphans, or Wards of the State.
Then, what is Kinship Care Ontario?
Both kinship service and kinship care are programs that allow children and youth to be placed in the care of people they know, usually members of their extended family or community support group. A kinship service family is eligible for financial support from various Ontario government support programs.
What replaced the Child and Family Services Act?
The CYFSA replaces the Child and Family Services Act, RSO 1990, which has been repealed. While the majority of provisions in the CYFSA are now in effect, Part X (Personal Information) will come into force on January 1, 2020.