Foster care

Foster-care system improved following Abbotsford teen’s 2015 suicide, province says

Foster-care system improved following Abbotsford teen’s 2015 suicide, province says

Alex Gervais was placed in motel by ministry, not checked on by caregiver in 10 days prior to death

 

Tom Watson was the recipient of the first-ever SOS International Foster Award, in an event hosted by the SOS Children’s Village in Surrey. (Submitted photo)

Surrey resident Tom Watson ‘humbled’ by winning International Foster Award

Watson endured abuse as a child before his 13th foster family inspired him for a lifetime of giving

 

Surrey’s SOS Children’s Village hosting inaugural foster awards gala

Surrey’s SOS Children’s Village hosting inaugural foster awards gala

The event will be attended by three former CFL Grey Cup winners

 

Princess Salimah paid her first visit to the SOS Children’s Village in Surrey on Sunday, Oct. 15th. (Trevor Beggs)

PHOTOS: Princess Salimah visits one-of-a-kind children’s foster village in Surrey

The SOS Children’s Village has been a home for foster children in Surrey since 1999

Princess Salimah paid her first visit to the SOS Children’s Village in Surrey on Sunday, Oct. 15th. (Trevor Beggs)