Hon. Sherry Gambin-Walsh

Minister Hon. Sherry Gambin-Walsh

The Department

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Department of
Child, Youth and Family Services
P.O. Box 8700
St. John's, NL A1B 4J6
Telephone: 1-709-729-0760
TTY: 1-855-729-2044
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The Department of Child, Youth and Family Services is dedicated to helping ensure the protection and well-being of children and youth in Newfoundland and Labrador. This will be accomplished through the provision and development of programs, policies, standards and services primarily related to the following Acts: Children and Youth Care and Protection Act, Adoption Act, 2013, Youth Criminal Justice Act opens new window, Young Persons Offences Act

The responsibilities of the former Department of Child, Youth and Family Services, and the former Department of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development have been combined into the new Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development. This change was announced on August 17, 2016.

Updates will be made to this website to reflect this change.

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