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Role of Advocate for Service Quality Expands to Include Transitioning Youth

The role of the Advocate for Service Quality has been expanded to include youth with special needs and their families transitioning into adulthood.

"The purpose of the Advocate for Service Quality is to assist in situations involving adults with developmental disabilities and transitioning youth with special needs and their families who could benefit from the intervention of someone working independently of the MHSD and CLBC" (Brochure).

To find information about Jane Holland, the Advocate for Service Quality, please visit: http://www.hsd.gov.bc.ca/advocate/docs/brochure.pdf

Jane Holland is the Advocate for Service Quality and the expansion of her role is part of the implementation of the Cross-Ministry Transition Planning Protocol for Youth with Special Needs.