In the News

  • Les jeunes qui s'identifient comme lesbiennes, gais, bisexuels et trans peuvent désormais trouver une famille d'accueil par l'entremise d'un service de placement qui leur est dédié. L'agence, située à Windsor, travaille avec les services d'aide à l'enfance de la province. Sa mission consiste à recruter des familles permettant aux jeunes LGBT de s'épanouir. Link
     

    CBC
    CBC
  • Canada’s first and only foster care agency geared to LGBTQ youth is setting up shop in Windsor and actively recruiting foster parents in hopes of offering safe, supportive homes to 20 teenagers by the start of the school year. Read the article here.

    Windsor Star
    Windsor Star
  • Run for Rocky inspires first of its kind foster care agency to choose Windsor. Read the article here.

    Windsor Star
    Windsor Star
  • February 23, 2015: Five/Fourteen was featured on page 5 of the print edition of Metro News. PDF

    Metro News
    Metro News
  • February 12, 2015: Lucas Medina, executive director of Five/Fourteen, spoke with the CBC’s Matt Galloway about his experiences growing up and coming out in Ontario’s foster care system. Listen to the interview here.

    CBC Metro Morning
    CBC Metro Morning
  • Five/Fourteen was featured alongside our Centre for Social Innovation Agents of Change colleagues in Spacing magazine’s Spring 2015 issue. Pickup a copy at spacing.ca

    Spacing Magazine
    Spacing Magazine
  • Five/Fourteen is extremely proud to have been selected as a 2015 Agent of Change by Toronto’s Centre for Social Innovation. CSI Agents of Change website: socialinnovation.ca/agents-of-change

    Agents of Change
    Agents of Change

Quotes of support 

Tracy MacCharles, former Minister of Children and Youth Services

“We are committed to providing services that reflect the needs of diverse communities. The licensing of Five/Fourteen is a positive step in that direction,” said Mary Ellen Beninger, the ministry’s media relations officer. Read article here. July 7, 2016.

Irwin Elwin, Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth