PATHWAYS TO APPRENTICESHIPS
The Skilled Trades are Calling...
The Pathways to Apprenticeships (PTA) program provides Youth from care the chance to kickstart a meaningful, stable, and rewarding career in Ontario's skilled trades.
A DISTINCT IDENTITY
Child Welfare PAC at a Glance
Child Welfare PAC knows that our strength lies not only in the words we stand by, but most importantly through the actions of our initiatives. In 2017, we realized that in order to create brighter futures for Youth in care and former Foster Kids, the system needed to change. This led to the creation of Child Welfare PAC, an organization focused on lobbying for evidence-based change.
Only 20% of qualified foster youth pursue post-secondary studies, yet graduation means more opportunities for life.
The rate of post-traumatic stress for youth after care is almost double that of war veterans. We need trauma-informed services.
System accountability through evidence-based policies that check impact on life outcomes of kids.