Landy Anderson is a former Foster Care Supervisor with 27 years experience in child welfare. She has worked as a child protection worker, supervisor, and manager in several Children’s Aid Societies in Ontario.
There are three groupings of coverage for foster parents:
- Insurance that must be purchased
- Insurance and legal representation provided for free by the ministry or Delegated Aboriginal Agency
- Insurance that's optional
Are the Current Foster Care Rates Meeting the Needs of BC’s Children and Youth in Care?
BC Federation of Foster Parents Association has established a partnership with the Vancouver School of Economics Study at University of British Columbia to study current foster care rates and cost of living. See the foster parent survey here.