Services for Children and Youth with Support Needs (CYSN)
Case Data and Trends
This section provides caseload information for specialized services and funding programs for children and youth with support needs and their families, including CYSN Family Services, Autism Funding Program, At Home Program, and Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services.
Open CYSN Family Service Cases1
1 There are a small number of cases where the Service Delivery Area (SDA) cannot be determined; these cases are included in the British Columbia (BC) count, but not in the SDA counts. Because of this, SDA counts may not sum to the BC count.
Autism Funding Program
At Home Program
1 This count does not include children who only accessed items provided through the Product Distribution Centre and does not include children and youth in care who may access Medical Benefits, such as dental and optical.
At Home Respite1 Cases
1 Respite caseload consists of the number of children and youth with an open CYSN Family Services case who are eligible for At Home respite
Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (PDHHS)
PDHHS Victory Hill Dorm
PDHHS Family and Community Services1
1 PDHHS Family and Community services data not yet available for July to December 2021.
PDHHS Contracted Services
1 Deaf Youth Development statistics reflect total number of children/youth attending camps during summer programming. Some children/youth may be double counted as they attended multiple camps. March 2022 data not yet available.
2 Mental Health and Addictions statistics reflect unique client numbers – some clients receive multiple services. Clients can be children, youth, adults and family members.