Our Child and Youth Advocate
The Child and Youth Advocate is a full-time staff member at Oak Centre whose role is to support you in talking to police or your social worker and to help you stay connected with the supports you need. Our Child and Youth Advocate will be there when you get to Oak Centre, and help you get comfortable before the interview. Before or after the interview, the Advocate will meet with you to talk about how they can help you. The Advocate will provide emotional and practical support, service referrals, and make sure your voice is heard. After your visit to Oak Centre, the Advocate will follow up with you and provide support to you for as long as necessary.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you still have questions about Oak Centre, or about your interview, we encourage you to call our Child and Youth Advocate at 778-475-2920.