- Minister Responsible for Women's Issues, Minister of Children and Youth Services
***1 in 5 children have a mental health problem.***
Tax cuts are causing underfunding for children's mental health services and especially early intervention programs critical to children's success in school.
Vanier Children's Services in London, Ontario is facing core funding shortages of over $200,000 this year. Without your petitions, the Early Intervention Program WILL CLOSE IN JUNE 2008.
"What a child will be depends on you and me" (Invest in Kids '07).
CHILD & YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH IS EVERYBODY'S BUSINESS.
Read my story at http://www.vanier.com/parents.Stories.shtm
Make your voice count. Sign this petition now.
We, the undersigned, call on the Honourable Deborah Matthews, Minister Responsible for Women's Issues, Minister of Children and Youth Services for Ontario to provide adequate funding for children & youth mental health services.
WE particularly call on Honourable Deborah Matthews, as Liberal MP for London North Centre, to issue core funding critical to children waiting for Vanier Children's Services' Early Intervention Program (EIP) in London, Ontario at this time.
The Vanier Children's Services Facing Core Funding Cuts petition to Minister Responsible for Women's Issues, Minister of Children and Youth Services was written by wendisworld and is in the category Children's Rights at GoPetition.