Monday, July 25, 2016

First Foster Care Agency for LGBTQ Youth Now Licensed to Open in Canada

Lucas Medina, left, executive director, and Chad Craig, operations director of Five/Fourteen.
Photo credit: Dan Janisse
Canada’s first and only foster care agency geared to LGBTQ youth is setting up shop in Windsor [Ontario] and actively recruiting foster parents in hopes of offering safe, supportive homes to 20 teenagers by the start of the school year. The agency known as Five/Fourteen received ministerial approval last week, appropriately getting an operating licence at the tail end of Gay Pride month. Chad Craig, the operations director for Five/Fourteen, said the agency is close to securing office space in its home base of Windsor and expects to place between three to 10 youth shortly in foster homes in Toronto and Ottawa. READ MORE

For more information visit Five / Fourteen