Families & the Public


  • Our Minds Matter
    Read the office’s report on mental health services for young Nunavummiut

  • Photo Credit: Christian Kimber

    Your Story, Your Voice Contest

    View winning submissions of our 2018 Your Story, Your Voice contest


  • Our Vision: All children and youth in Nunavut know their potential, value their identity and feel supported and empowered to express their views in matters that affect them.

  • Photo Credit: Curtis Jones – Nunavut Tourism

    Our Mission: We are an independent child and youth advocacy office that ensures the Government of Nunavut supports and protects the rights and interests of young Nunavummiut.

Welcome!

Families, communities and front-line workers play important roles in supporting Nunavut’s children and youth. Our office values these relationships. We recognize that working together will help young Nunavummiut thrive.

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News

05/21/2019

Iqaluit, NU - The Representative for Children and Youth’s Office (RCYO) has completed their review of mental health services for young Nunavummiut. Today, the RCYO will release their report, Our Minds Matter: A Youth-Informed Review of Mental Health Services for Young Nunavummiut.

In the report, the RCYO issues 15 recommendations to the Government of Nunavut. The report also details the office’s investigation process, findings, and highlights the voices of young Nunavummiut and their ideas on how to improve the mental health system to better meet their needs.

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Photos and Events

12/13/2018

When in Resolute and Arctic Bay, David delivered several Raise Your Voice: Self-Advocacy Workshops with youth and would like to thank everyone who attended. One of the highlights for David was meeting many young people who were curious and happy to speak with him about our office.

 

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