Ward / Crown Ward / Permanent Ward

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Status of a child declared by the court to be in care of the state. Commentary: If parents are unable to care for a child, she may be admitted into the care of a child welfare agency. If efforts to reunite child with family fail, the court may make the child a ward of the province, giving parental rights to the state. Then the agency develops a permanency plan. Because the parents have lost their parental rights, a ward is eligible to be adopted. The term is "crown ward" in Ontario, "permanent ward" elsewhere

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