Customary Care

In December 2011 the Ministry of Children and Youth Services commissioned Lough Barnes Consulting Group (formerly, Barnes Management Group) to undertake the development of a Formal Customary Care Process Guideline.

We are excited to introduce the Customary Care website where you can find helpful resources, registration form to the Orientation Sessions and amazing artworks by the children.


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Health Collaborative

We pleased to bring together a group of former senior executives, clinicians, practitioners and policy makers to work with our clients to improve Ontario's health system



Feathers of Hope: A First Nations Youth Action Plan

Our new associate, Fernando Saldanha, writes about the process of creating 'Feathers of Hope', a key document, developed from the voices of 160 First Nations youth, outlining the recommendations and steps to make hope real.  We are excited to support the Office of the Ontario Advocate for Children and Youth to implement the recommendations in this key document.  Please contact David Barnes, Valerie Lannon and Fernando Saldanha for more information.