Ashleigh Delaye

Ashleigh Delaye (MA, MSW) is a research assistant in the Centre for Research on Children and Families and the Children’s Services Policy Research Group. Her research interests pertain federal policy for First Nations health and social services, fiscal inequities in services for First Nations children, the decolonization of health and social services, intergenerational trauma, community-based support services for children and families, child protection systems and out-of-home placement trajectory, and the relationship between chronic poverty, the lack of community resources, and neglect investigations.

She has worked on projects relating to community’s role in child welfare, First Nations child welfare and fiscal policy, out-of-home placement trajectories, poverty and social spending, and psychosocial impact on children and families living in jurisdictions lacking community resources and services (service deserts). Ashleigh is also a social work practitioner in the hospital setting. 

Contact: ashleigh.delaye [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Email)