Aboriginal Legal Aid in BC

Free publications

Click the categories below to see all of our publications. You can read them online in PDF. Or you can order print copies for free.

Categories


Aboriginal Child Protection Process (flow chart)

Provides an overview of the child protection process for Aboriginal families


Aboriginal Child Protection Wallet Card

Lets Aboriginal parents know about their right to get legal advice if they're being investigated for a child protection matter


Emily's Choice

A graphic novel about child protection and your legal rights.


If You Can't Get Legal Aid for Your Child Protection Case

How to get a court-appointed lawyer for a complicated child protection hearing if you can't get legal aid but can't afford a lawyer.


If Your Child Is Taken

Explains about child protection law and what you can do if the ministry takes your child from your home


Parents' Rights, Kids' Rights

Explains what happens if the ministry has concerns about your child's safety or plans to remove your child from your home


Understanding Aboriginal Child Protection/Removal Matters

Explains what Aboriginal parents can do during a child protection investigation


Understanding Child Protection Mediation for Aboriginal Families

Explains how a mediator can help you work with the ministry


Understanding Court Orders and Hearings

Explains many of the court orders and hearings involved in child protection cases


Understanding Delegated Aboriginal Agencies

Explains what delegated Aboriginal agencies are and their potential role in child protection matters


Understanding the Extended Family Program

Explains how you can have your child stay with family or friends instead of going into foster care