Office of the Child and Youth Advocate

The Advocate for Children and Youth is an Independent Statutory office of the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador. This office has the authority to represent the rights, interests and viewpoints of children and youth who are entitled to receive services and access programs provided by the government of this province.

The ACY provides advocacy services to children and youth in four main capacities:

  • Individual Advocacy
  • Systemic Advocacy
  • Education and Promotion
  • Reviews and Investigations

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We are interested in receiving your drawings, paintings, pictures and even your poetry! We’ll display your submissions on our website, social media, newsletters, reports, wall of fame and other resource materials about children's rights.

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