04 Sep '11, 5am

Ayn Van Dyke Hasn't Been Home All Summer | Care2 Causes

Ayn Van Dyke Hasn't Been Home All Summer | Care2 Causes

It’s been over 80 days since Ayn Van Dyk was home. Ayn Van Dyk is a 9-year-old girl who was taken from her family in Abbotsford, British Columbia, on June 16th by the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD). Her father, Derek Hoare, has been advocating round the clock all summer to get her back. Ayn is autistic; despite the fact that Derek has been his daughter’s primary caregiver for her whole life, he has not been allowed to have any say in her care. He has prepared an affidavit about Ayn’s case with his lawyer and been regularly in contact with MCFD. On September 1, Derek was supposed to have his first opportunity to present his case about bringing Ayn home. But the hearing has been rescheduled for September 26. Back in June, CPS appeared at Derek’s home and gave him two choices: He could either voluntarily hand Ayn over, or CPS — citing “safety” as a reason ...

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